manis

Definition of manis

  1. plural of mani

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Manis

noun Ma·nis \ˈmānə̇s\

Definition of Manis

  1. :  the type genus of Manidae comprising the pangolins or restricted to the five-toed Asiatic pangolin

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Origin and Etymology of manis

New Latin, probably from Latin manes spirits of the dead; from their nocturnal habits — more at manes


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