Meaning of mammy

mam•my

Pronunciation: (mam'ē), [key]
— pl. -mies.
  1. mother.
  2. (formerly in the southern U.S.) a black woman engaged as a nurse to white children or as a servant to a white family.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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