[man-til-uh, -tee-uh] /mænˈtɪl ə, -ˈti ə/
a silk or lace head scarf arranged over a high comb and falling over the back and shoulders, worn in Spain, Mexico, etc.
a short mantle or light cape.
a woman’s lace or silk scarf covering the shoulders and head, often worn over a comb in the hair, esp in Spain
a similar covering for the shoulders only
type of large veil, 1717, from Spanish mantilla, diminutive of manta (see manta).
[man-tuh-nee-uh] /ˌmæn təˈni ə/ noun 1. an ancient city in S Greece, in Arcadia: battles 362 b.c., 223 b.c. /ˌmæntɪˈneɪə/ noun 1. (in ancient Greece) a city in E Arcadia; site of several battles
[man-tis] /ˈmæn tɪs/ noun, plural mantises, mantes [man-teez] /ˈmæn tiz/ (Show IPA) 1. any of several predaceous insects of the order Mantidae, having a long prothorax and typically holding the forelegs in an upraised position as if in prayer. /ˈmæntɪs/ noun (pl) -tises, -tes (-tiːz) 1. any carnivorous typically green insect of the family Mantidae, […]
[man-tis-pid] /mænˈtɪs pɪd/ noun 1. any neuropterous, mantislike insect of the family Mantispidae, the larvae of which are parasites in the nests of spiders or wasps.
[man-tis-uh] /mænˈtɪs ə/ noun 1. Mathematics. the decimal part of a common logarithm. Compare (def 3a). 2. Obsolete. an addition of little or no importance, as to a literary work. /mænˈtɪsə/ noun 1. the fractional part of a common logarithm representing the digits of the associated number but not its magnitude: the mantissa of 2.4771 […]