Manso

noun
Man·​so | \ ˈmän(ˌ)sō, ˈman- \
plural -s

Definition of Manso

1 : a Tanoan people of the southwestern U.S. and Mexico
2 : a member of the Manso people

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for Manso

Spanish, from manso tame, gentle, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin mansus, alteration of Latin mansuetus

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About Manso

Dictionary Entries Near Manso

manslayer

Manso

Manson

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for Manso

Cite this Entry

“Manso.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Manso. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!