noun man·a·cus \ˈmanə̇kəs\

Definition of manacus

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus consisting of manakins distinguished by having the throat feathers elongated

  2. 2 plural -es :  any bird of the genus Manacus

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Origin and Etymology of manacus

New Latin, modification of Dutch manneken little man — more at manikin

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