a fancied semblance of a human face in the disk of the full moon, so perceived because of variations in the moon’s topography.
the moon when considered to resemble the face of a man
(in folklore and nursery rhyme) a character dwelling in the moon
[mang-guh l-wur-zuh l] /ˈmæŋ gəlˈwɜr zəl/ noun, Chiefly British. 1. a variety of the beet Beta vulgaris, cultivated as food for livestock. /ˈmænɡəlˌwɜːzəl/ noun 1. a Eurasian variety of the beet plant, Beta vulgaris, cultivated as a cattle food, having a large yellowish root Often shortened to mangel, mangold
/mahnjd/ [probably from the French “manger” or Italian “mangiare”, to eat; perhaps influenced by English “mange”, “mangy”] Refers to anything that is mangled or damaged, usually beyond repair. “The disk was manged after the electrical storm.” Compare mung. [Jargon File]
/ˈmɑːəŋəɑːəʊ/ noun (pl) mangeao 1. a small tree with glossy leaves, Litsae calicaris, of New Zealand’s North Island
[muh-nip-yuh-luh-buh l] /məˈnɪp yə lə bəl/ adjective 1. capable of or susceptible to being ; manipulatable. adj. 1859, from manipulate + -able. Related: Manipulability.