- 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.