Mannikin



[man-i-kin] /ˈmæn ɪ kɪn/

noun
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2.
any of several estrildine finches of the genus Lonchura, of Asia, Australia, and the Pacific islands, often kept as cage birds.
[man-i-kin] /ˈmæn ɪ kɪn/
noun
1.
a little man; dwarf; pygmy.
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3.
a model of the human body for teaching anatomy, demonstrating surgical operations, etc.
/ˈmænɪkɪn/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of manikin
/ˈmænɪkɪn/
noun
1.
a little man; dwarf or child
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3.
variant spellings of mannequin
n.

1560s, “jointed figure used by artists,” from Dutch manneken, literally “little man,” diminutive of Middle Dutch man (see man (n.)). Sense and spelling often blended with mannequin.

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