[man-tuh-nee-uh] /ˌmæn təˈni ə/
an ancient city in S Greece, in Arcadia: battles 362 b.c., 223 b.c.
(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 […]
noun 1. any stomatopod crustacean having a pair of appendages modified for grasping prey and resembling those of a mantis. noun 1. any of various burrowing marine shrimplike crustaceans of the order Stomatopoda that have a pair of large grasping appendages: subclass Malacostraca See also squilla