mano

noun ma·no \ ˈmä-(ˌ)nō \
Updated on: 2 May 2018

Definition of mano

plural manos
: a stone used as the upper millstone for grinding foods (such as corn) by hand in a metate

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Origin and Etymology of mano

Spanish, literally, hand, from Latin manus — more at manual



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