manes

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ma·nes

noun plural \ˈmä-ˌnās, ˈmā-ˌnēz\

Definition of MANES

1
often capitalized :  the deified spirits of the ancient Roman dead honored with graveside sacrifices
2
:  the venerated or appeased spirit of a dead person

Origin of MANES

Latin
First Known Use: 14th century

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