noun, Nautical Slang.
a slinglike device for raising or lowering passengers to and from ships anchored away from the shore in a heavy swell.
- Mammy wagon
noun 1. a W African vehicle built on a lorry chassis, capable of carrying both passengers and goods
[mah-muh n-see-oh; Spanish mah-mawn-see-yaw] /ˌmɑ mənˈsi oʊ; Spanish ˌmɑ mɔnˈsi yɔ/ noun, plural mamoncillos [mah-muh n-see-ohz; Spanish mah-mawn-see-yaws] /ˌmɑ mənˈsi oʊz; Spanish ˌmɑ mɔnˈsi yɔs/ (Show IPA) 1. the genip, Melicoccus bijugatus.
[mah-maw-rey] /ˌmɑ mɔˈreɪ/ noun 1. a river in Bolivia, flowing N to the Beni River on the border of Brazil to form the Madeira River. 700 miles (1125 km) long. /Spanish mamoˈre/ noun 1. a river in central Bolivia, flowing north to the Beni River to form the Madeira River. Length: about 1500 km (930 […]
/mamˈpɑːrə/ noun (South African, informal) 1. a foolish person, idiot 2. (obsolete) an incompetent worker