manes

plural noun
ma·​nes | \ ˈmä-ˌnās How to pronounce manes (audio) , ˈmā-ˌnēz How to pronounce manes (audio) \

Definition of manes

1 often capitalized : the deified spirits of the ancient Roman dead honored with graveside sacrifices
2 : the venerated or appeased spirit of a dead person

First Known Use of manes

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for manes

Latin

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The first known use of manes was in the 14th century

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