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mane

[ meyn ]
/ meɪn /
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noun

the long hair growing on the back of or around the neck and neighboring parts of some animals, as the horse or lion.
Informal. (on a human being) a head of distinctively long and thick or rough hair.

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Origin of mane

before 900; Middle English; Old English manu; cognate with German Mähne,Dutch manen,Old Norse mǫn
maned, adjectivemaneless, adjectiveun·maned, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mane

mane
/ (meɪn) /

noun

the long coarse hair that grows from the crest of the neck in such mammals as the lion and horse
long thick human hair
maned, adjectivemaneless, adjective
Old English manu; related to Old High German mana, Old Norse mön, and perhaps to Old English mene and Old High German menni necklace
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