the long hair growing on the back of or around the neck and neighboring parts of some animals, as the horse or lion.
Informal. (on a human being) a head of distinctively long and thick or rough hair.
the long coarse hair that grows from the crest of the neck in such mammals as the lion and horse
long thick human hair
Old English manu “mane,” from Proto-Germanic *mano (cf. Old Norse mön, Old Frisian mana, Middle Dutch mane, Dutch manen, Old High German mana, German Mähne “mane”), from PIE *mon- “neck, nape of the neck” (cf. Sanskrit manya “nape of the neck,” Old English mene “necklace,” Latin monile “necklace,” Welsh mwng “mane,” Old Church Slavonic monisto, Old Irish muin “neck”).
[mey-neez; Latin mah-nes] /ˈmeɪ niz; Latin ˈmɑ nɛs/ noun 1. (used with a plural verb) Roman Religion. the souls of the dead; shades. 2. (used with a singular verb) the spirit or shade of a particular dead person. [mey-neez] /ˈmeɪ niz/ noun 1. a.d. 216?–276? Persian prophet: founder of Manicheanism. [meyn] /meɪn/ noun 1. the […]
[ma-ney; French ma-ne] /mæˈneɪ; French maˈnɛ/ noun 1. Édouard [ey-dwar] /eɪˈdwar/ (Show IPA), 1832–83, French painter. /French manɛ/ noun 1. Édouard (edwar). 1832–83, French painter. His painting Le Déjeuner sur l’herbe (1863), which was condemned by the Parisian establishment, was acclaimed by the impressionists, whom he decisively influenced
[man-uh-thoh] /ˈmæn əˌθoʊ/ noun 1. flourished c250 b.c, Egyptian high priest of Heliopolis: author of a history of Egypt.
[muh-noo-ver] /məˈnu vər/ noun 1. a planned and regulated movement or evolution of troops, warships, etc. 2. maneuvers, a series of tactical exercises usually carried out in the field by large bodies of troops in simulating the conditions of war. 3. an act or instance of changing the direction of a moving ship, vehicle, etc., […]