[mahn-dee-ahs; English man-dee-uh s, man-dee-uh s]
- a short, black cloak worn by monks.
- a mantle, usually purple, worn by bishops.
Origin of mandyas
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Examples from the Web for mandyas
The Mandyas say that they migrated to Mysore from some place near Tirupati.Castes and Tribes of Southern India
I judge them to be the result of intermarriage between the Maggugans and the Mandyas.
The Manskas do not seem to me to be as distinct tribally as are the Manbos and Mandyas.
The products of the Manbo loom are not as numerous and artistic as those of the Mandyas.
I have been told by Mandyas on several occasions that they were still manbo, that is, still unbaptized.