- Now Rare a little man; dwarf
- an anatomical model of the human body, usually with movable and detachable parts, used in medical schools, art classes, etc.
Origin of manikinDutch manneken from man, man + -ken, -kin
- A man who is short in stature.
- A mannequin.
- An anatomical model of the human body for use in teaching.
Origin of manikinDutch mannekijn from Middle Dutch diminutive of man man ; see man-1 in Indo-European roots.