[ mey-naht ]

  1. an amulet worn by certain Egyptians in ancient times to secure divine protection and to ensure fertility.

Origin of menat

Vocalization of Egyptian mnyt

Words Nearby menat Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use menat in a sentence

  • The habitat and name suggest Yucca, Walapai menat, but the Walapai speak of cooking the fruit, not the root.

    Seven Mohave Myths | A. L. Kroeber
  • St. Carileff was a monk at menat, near Clermont, and died about 540.