hippomanes

noun hip·pom·a·nes \hiˈpäməˌnēz\

Definition of hippomanes

plural

-es

  1. :  a growth found on the forehead of a newborn foal and held in antiquity to be aphrodisiac

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Origin and Etymology of hippomanes

Latin, from Greek, from hippo- hipp- + -manes (from mainesthai to rage, be furious) — more at mind


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