manes

plural noun
ma·​nes | \ˈmä-ˌnās, ˈmā-ˌnēz \

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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