mane

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noun \ˈmān\

Definition of mane

  1. 1 :  long and heavy hair growing about the neck and head of some mammals (as horses and lions)

  2. 2 :  long heavy hair on a person's head

maned

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Examples of mane in a sentence

  1. an actor with a thick mane of silver hair

Origin and Etymology of mane

Middle English, from Old English manu; akin to Old High German mana mane, Latin monile necklace


First Known Use: before 12th century


MANE Defined for English Language Learners

mane

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noun \ˈmān\

Definition of mane for English Language Learners

  • : long, thick hair growing from the neck of a horse or around the neck of a lion

  • : long, thick hair on a person's head


MANE Defined for Kids

mane

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noun \ˈmān\

Definition of mane for Students

  1. :  long heavy hair growing about the neck and head of some animals (as a horse or lion)

maned

\ˈmānd\ adjective

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