Manes meaning

mānēz, mänās
The spirits of the dead, regarded as minor supernatural powers in ancient Roman religion.
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The revered spirit of one who has died.
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In ancient Roman belief, the deified souls of the dead, esp. of dead ancestors.
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The soul or spirit of a dead person.
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The souls or spirits of dead ancestors, conceived as deities or the subjects of reverence.
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Plural form of mane.
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Origin of manes

  • Middle English from Latin mānēs perhaps from mānis good mā-1 in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Latin manes (“spirits of the dead").

    From Wiktionary