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n. pl. ma·nos
A handheld stone or roller for grinding corn or other grains on a metate.

[Spanish, hand, mano, from Latin manus, hand; see manner.]
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n, pl -nos
a primitive stone for grinding grain


npl -nos or -noes
(Animals) US a clam with a soft shell
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(ˈmɑ noʊ)

n., pl. -nos.
the upper or hand-held stone used when grinding maize or other grains on a metate.
[1895–1900, Amer.; < Sp: literally, hand < Latin manus]
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