Mane meaning

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The long hair along the top and sides of the neck of certain mammals, such as a horse or a male lion.
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The long hair growing from the top or sides of the neck of certain animals, as the horse or lion.
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Long, thick human hair.
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The long hair along the top and sides of the neck of certain mammals, such as a horse or a male lion.
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Longer hair growth on back of neck of an animal, especially a horse or lion.
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A long thick growth of hair on a person's head.
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Forming compound nouns with the sense ‘person who has a mania for’.
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Long or thick hair of a person's head.
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Origin of mane

  • Middle English from Old English manu

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English mane, mayne, from Old English manu (“mane"), from Proto-Germanic *manō (“mane"), from Proto-Indo-European *mony-, *mon- (“neck"). Cognate with Dutch maan, manen (“mane"), German Mähne (“mane"), Swedish man (“horse's mane"), Icelandic mön (“mane").

    From Wiktionary

  • From French -mane, from Ancient Greek -μανής (-manēs).

    From Wiktionary