Meaning of non-mammalian in English:

non-mammalian

Pronunciation /ˌnɒnməˈmeɪlɪən/ /ˌnɒnmaˈmeɪlɪən/

adjective

Biology
  • Not mammalian.

noun

Biology
  • 1A person who holds the view that a whale is not a mammal.

    Apparently an isolated use.

  • 2An animal, especially a vertebrate, that is not a mammal.

Origin

Late 19th century. From non- + mammalian.