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mane

 (mān)
n.
1. The long hair along the top and sides of the neck of certain mammals, such as a horse or a male lion.
2. A long thick growth of hair on a person's head.

[Middle English, from Old English manu.]

mane

(meɪn)
n
1. (Zoology) the long coarse hair that grows from the crest of the neck in such mammals as the lion and horse
2. long thick human hair
[Old English manu; related to Old High German mana, Old Norse mön, and perhaps to Old English mene and Old High German menni necklace]
maned adj
ˈmaneless adj

mane

(meɪn)

n.
1. the long thick hair around or at the back of the neck of some animals, as the horse or lion.
2. long luxuriant hair on the head of a person.
[before 900; Middle English; Old English manu, c. Middle Dutch mane, Old High German mana, Old Norse mǫnmon-]
maned, adj.
mane′less, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mane - long coarse hair growing from the crest of the animal's neckmane - long coarse hair growing from the crest of the animal's neck
encolure - the mane of a horse
king of beasts, lion, Panthera leo - large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male
hair - a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss; "he combed his hair"; "each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells"
2.mane - growth of hair covering the scalp of a human beingmane - growth of hair covering the scalp of a human being
human, human being, homo, man - any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage
hair - a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss; "he combed his hair"; "each hair consists of layers of dead keratinized cells"

mane

noun head He had a great mane of white hair.
Translations
عُرْف الأسَد أو الفَرَس
hříva
mankeman
harja
sörény
fax, makki
ka»čiai
krēpes
hriva
griva
man

mane

[meɪn] N [of lion, person] → melena f; [of horse] → crin f, crines fpl

mane

[ˈmeɪn] n
[horse] → crinière f
(= hair) [person] → chevelure f abondante
He had a great mane of white hair → Il avait une abondante chevelure blanche.man-eater [ˈmæniːtər] n (= woman) → mante f religieuseman-eating [ˈmæniːtɪŋ] adj [animal] → mangeur/se d'homme

mane

n (lit, fig)Mähne f

mane

[meɪn] ncriniera

mane

(mein) noun
the long hair on the back of the neck of a horse, lion etc. The male of the lion has a mane.
References in classic literature ?
And if turning up my hair makes me one, I'll wear it in two tails till I'm twenty," cried Jo, pulling off her net, and shaking down a chestnut mane.
That colt, at least, must die," muttered the scout, grasping at the mane of the nimble beast, which easily eluded his hand; "Uncas, your arrows
It came extravagantly, for every canyon had grown into a torrent, every gulch a waterspout, every watercourse a river, and all pouring into the North Fork, that, rushing past the settlement, seemed to threaten it with lifted crest and flying mane.
He was gaunt and shagged, with a ewe neck, and a head like a hammer; his rusty mane and tail were tangled and knotted with burs; one eye had lost its pupil, and was glaring and spectral, but the other had the gleam of a genuine devil in it.
The flashing cascade of his mane, the curving comet of his tail, invested him with housings more resplendent than gold and silver-beaters could have furnished him.
In the stall next to mine stood a little fat gray pony, with a thick mane and tail, a very pretty head, and a pert little nose.
At the one spot where this torrent tossed its white mane highest, and thundered loudest, and lashed the big boulders fiercest, the canton had done itself the honor to build the flimsiest wooden bridge that exists in the world.
What it was, whether beast or human being, one could not, at first sight, tell: it grovelled, seemingly, on all fours; it snatched and growled like some strange wild animal: but it was covered with clothing, and a quantity of dark, grizzled hair, wild as a mane, hid its head and face.
I saw him through the window, seizing his horse's mane, and mounting in his blundering brutal manner, and sidling and backing away.
The blood rose to her cheeks, as, courteously waving her hand, and bending so low that her beautiful and loose tresses were for an instant mixed with the flowing mane of her palfrey, she expressed in few but apt words her obligations and her gratitude to Locksley and her other deliverers.
Sea Catch was fifteen years old, a huge gray fur seal with almost a mane on his shoulders, and long, wicked dog teeth.
She bounded on one side, and seizing one of the hairs of his mane repeated two or three words over it.