mant

verb
\ ˈmant \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of mant

 (Entry 1 of 3)

chiefly Scottish

mant

noun (1)
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of mant (Entry 2 of 3)

chiefly Scottish
: a speech impediment : stammer

mant

noun (2)
plural -s

Definition of mant (Entry 3 of 3)

obsolete
: mantilla also : manteau

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History and Etymology for mant

Verb

Scottish Gaelic mannd, noun, stammer

Noun (1)

Scottish Gaelic mannd

Noun (2)

French mante, from Middle French, from Old Provençal manta, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin, blanket, cloak, alteration of Late Latin mantus cloak, back-formation from Latin mantellum

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“Mant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mant. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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