[man-uh v-wawr] /ˈmæn əvˈwɔr/
noun, plural men-of-war.
noun (pl) men-of-war, men o’ war
See Portuguese man-of-war
late 14c., “a soldier,” from man (n.) + war. Meaning “vessel equipped for warfare” is from late 15c. Man in the sense of “a ship” is attested from late 15c. in combinations (e.g. merchantman). The sea creature known as the Portuguese man-of-war (1707) is so called for its sail-like crest.
- Man-of-war bird
[man-uh-wawr] /ˈmæn əˈwɔr/ noun 1. .
- Man-of-war fish
noun 1. a small, tropical fish, Nomeus gronovii, that lives among the tentacles of the Portuguese man-of-war.
[muh-nom-i-ter] /məˈnɒm ɪ tər/ noun 1. an instrument for measuring the pressure of a fluid, consisting of a tube filled with a liquid, the level of the liquid being determined by the fluid pressure and the height of the liquid being indicated on a scale. /məˈnɒmɪtə/ noun 1. an instrument for comparing pressures; typically a […]
[mah-naw-le-te] /ˌmɑ nɔˈlɛ tɛ/ noun 1. (Manuel Laureano Rodríguez y Sánchez) 1917–47, Spanish matador. /Spanish manoˈlete/ noun 1. original name Manuel Rodriguez y Sánchez. 1917–47, Spanish bullfighter