noun, plural man·tas [man-tuhz; Spanish mahn-tahs]. /ˈmæn təz; Spanish ˈmɑn tɑs/.
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Thirty million years before manta rays began gracefully gliding through ocean waters, a shark with fantastically elongated fins gave such underwater flight a go, researchers report in the March 19 Science.An ancient shark’s weird fins helped it glide like a manta ray|Carolyn Gramling|March 18, 2021|Science News
Halfway through the game, I was fighting an enormous manta ray sort of thing while on my way to Hell.Bayonetta Is Nintendo’s Graphic, Ass-Kicking Barbie|Alec Kubas-Meyer|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For everyone else, the recently unveiled Manta Underwater Room in Zanzibar sounds like a dream come true.
When both sides have been heard, the old men put their heads together under a cloak or manta, and agree upon their judgment.Spanish Life in Town and Country|L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
Then he pointed to the beautifully worked manta, “Did she squander wealth of hers on that?”The Treasure Trail|Marah Ellis Ryan
Miss Dolores had consented to wear a manta de Manila or soft shawl wound gracefully around her, and in her hair a red clavel.The Four Corners Abroad|Amy Ella Blanchard
It is not likely, however, that the manta devours anything larger than the pearl-oyster itself.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
He disguised himself as an antelope, by means of a cloak of cotton cloth (manta) painted to resemble the colouring of the animal.Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2)|Carl Lumholtz