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[mey-naht] /ˈmeɪ nɑt/
an amulet worn by certain Egyptians in ancient times to secure divine protection and to ensure fertility.
Origin of menat
vocalization of Egyptian mnyt Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • St. Carileff was a monk at menat, near Clermont, and died about 540.

  • The habitat and name suggest Yucca, Walapai menat, but the Walapai speak of cooking the fruit, not the root.

    Seven Mohave Myths A. L. Kroeber

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