Manu

noun
\ˈma-(ˌ)nü \

Definition of Manu 

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

First Known Use of Manu

1785, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Manu

Sanskrit

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