mani from Tibetan, a prayer carved on the stones in such walls, from Sanskrit maṇi jewel (as in om maṇi padme hūṃ Oh, the jewel on the lotus, Amen—the words of the prayer)
You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
“Mani wall.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mani%20wall. Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.
Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!
See Definitions and Examples »
Get Word of the Day daily email!