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mane

noun \ˈmān\

: long, thick hair growing from the neck of a horse or around the neck of a lion

: long, thick hair on a person's head

Full Definition of MANE

1
:  long and heavy hair growing about the neck and head of some mammals (as horses and lions)
2
:  long heavy hair on a person's head
maned \ˈmānd\ adjective
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Examples of MANE

  1. an actor with a thick mane of silver hair

Origin of MANE

Middle English, from Old English manu; akin to Old High German mana mane, Latin monile necklace
First Known Use: before 12th century

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MANED Defined for Kids

mane

noun \ˈmān\

Definition of MANE for Kids

:  long heavy hair growing about the neck and head of some animals (as a horse or lion)
maned \ˈmānd\ adjective

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