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mano

[ mah-noh; Spanish mah-naw ]
/ ˈmɑ noʊ; Spanish ˈmɑ nɔ /
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noun, plural ma·nos [mah-nohz; Spanish mah-naws]. /ˈmɑ noʊz; Spanish ˈmɑ nɔs/.
the upper or handheld stone used when grinding maize or other grains on a metate.
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Origin of mano

1895–1900, Americanism;<Spanish: literally, hand <Latin manus;cf. manual
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