Origin: LME manss < ML mansus (or mansum, mansa), a dwelling < pp. of L manere, to remain, dwell: see manor
See manse in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English manss, a manor house
Origin: , from Medieval Latin mānsa, a dwelling
Origin: , from Latin
Origin: , feminine past participle of manēre, to dwell, remain; see men-3 in Indo-European roots.
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