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manna

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noun man·na \ˈman-ə\

Medical Definition of manna

  1. 1:  the sweetish dried exudate of a European ash (especially Fraxinus ornus) that contains mannitol and has been used as a laxative and demulcent

  2. 2:  a product that is similar to manna and is excreted by a scale insect (Trabutina mannipara) feeding on the tamarisk





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