noun, plural a·man·u·en·ses [uh-man-yoo-en-seez] /əˌmæn yuˈɛn siz/.
- amanita muscaria,
- amanita phalloides,
- amanullah khan,
- amaranth family,
Origin of amanuensis
Examples from the Web for amanuenses
Beyond a question more writers than we ever dreamed are only amanuenses of the Astute Author.Is the Devil a Myth?|C. F. Wimberly
Immediately below and flanking him on either hand sat two mute cowled figures to do the office of amanuenses.The Strolling Saint|Raphael Sabatini
The custom of employing women as amanuenses has grown very largely of late years.Work for Women|George J. Manson
If I had been doing my work in the city, he could have found me stenographers, amanuenses, or type-writers by the hundred.The House of Martha|Frank R. Stockton
Later he had $500, from which he paid $150 for two amanuenses which he required because his sight had failed him.Jukes-Edwards|A. E. Winship
noun plural -ses (-siːz)
Word Origin for amanuensis
"one who takes dictation," 1610s, from Latin amanuensis "adjective used as a noun," from servus a manu "secretary," literally "servant from the hand," from a "from" + manu, ablative of manus "hand" (see manual (adj.)).