manakin

noun
man·​a·​kin | \ ˈmanə̇kə̇n\
plural -s

Definition of manakin

1 : manikin
2 : any of numerous small bright-colored clamatorial birds of the family Pipridae of Central and South America — compare mannikin

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History and Etymology for manakin

Dutch manneken little man

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