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Any of various small colorful birds of the family Pipridae, found in forests of Central and South America.
[Alteration of manikin.]
man•a•kin(ˈmæn ə kɪn)
any of several small songless passerine birds of the family Pipridae, of the warmer parts of the Americas, usu. having brilliantly colored plumage.
[1735–45;variant of manikin]
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|Noun||1.||manakin - a woman who wears clothes to display fashions; "she was too fat to be a mannequin"|
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supermodel - a fashion model who has attained the status of a celebrity
|2.||manakin - a life-size dummy used to display clothes|
dummy - a figure representing the human form
|3.||manakin - any of numerous small bright-colored birds of Central America and South America having short bills and elaborate courtship behavior|
tyrannid - a passerine bird of the suborder Tyranni