: the progenitor of the human race and giver of the religious laws of Manu according to Hindu mythology

Examples of Manu in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Warriors, now and going forward, are going to be at their best with Thompson embracing the Manu Ginobili archetype. Danny Emerman, The Mercury News, 21 Feb. 2024 The new signees include Andrea Cruz, Elia, Harold Wendell Sanders, Manu Berlingeri, Mendoza, Nes, and Valentina. Kristin Robinson, Billboard, 15 Feb. 2024 The Coyote had previously corralled two bats, and Manu Ginobili swatted another to the court with his bare hand in November 2009. Raul Dominguez, USA TODAY, 28 Jan. 2024 Fifita and McMillan came to Arizona together in 2022, along with Servite High School (Anaheim, California) teammates in linebacker Jacob Manu and tight end Keyan Burnett, as part of the first official class under then-head coach Jedd Fisch, who's now at Washington. Matthew Self, The Arizona Republic, 21 Jan. 2024 By Manu Raju, Melanie Zanona and Haley Talbot | CNN The House on Tuesday failed to pass a standalone package for $17.6 billion in Israel aid amid opposition from both Republicans and Democratic leaders. Cnn.com Wire Service, The Mercury News, 7 Feb. 2024 But the fifth time proved to be the charm with Open Our Eyes in 1974, when a public primed by proto-disco hits by Manu Dibango, George McRae and the Hues Corporation finally caught up. Jordan Runtagh, Peoplemag, 1 Feb. 2024 The Coyote previously corralled two bats, while former Spurs star Manu Ginobili swatted another to the court with his bare hand in November 2009. Chicago Tribune, 27 Jan. 2024 The singer kept her feet warm in chunky leather boots from the brand and accessorized with Manu Atelier's Mini Gala Linen Suede bag. Ingrid Vasquez, Peoplemag, 19 Jan. 2024 See More

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Word History

Etymology

Sanskrit

First Known Use

1785, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Manu was in 1785

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“Manu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Manu. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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