Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The typical genus of Manidœ, formerly including all the pangolins, now usually restricted to those in which the tail is very long and tapering, the scales are narrow, and the feet hairy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A genus of edentates, covered with large, hard, triangular scales, with sharp edges that overlap each other like tiles on a roof. They inhabit the warmest parts of Asia and Africa, and feed on ants. Called also Scaly anteater. See pangolin.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun type genus of the Manidae

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Examples

  • It was served as Kylie suggested with the salt and pepper, lemon and cilantro, but we also dipped it in the 4 sauces out on the table - light peanut, hoisin, soy sauce, and kejap manis which is a sweet, slightly thick soy sauce.

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  • It was served as Kylie suggested with the salt and pepper, lemon and cilantro, but we also dipped it in the 4 sauces out on the table - light peanut, hoisin, soy sauce, and kejap manis which is a sweet, slightly thick soy sauce.

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  • But in the defence of the Brits things are so expensive that you have to be a millionaire to look after yourself …. such as manis and pedis … ..

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  • And all manis this week include a warm oiled stone massage and paraffin wax to deep moisturize those overworked hands, keeping them baby soft.

    Deep Throat Diva

  • And all manis this week include a warm oiled stone massage and paraffin wax to deep moisturize those overworked hands, keeping them baby soft.

    Deep Throat Diva

  • It is so delicious tossed into fried rice (I use sambal olek, kecap manis and soy sauce to make my "sauce").

    Genius Vietnamese Fried Rice

  • And all manis this week include a warm oiled stone massage and paraffin wax to deep moisturize those overworked hands, keeping them baby soft.

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  • He's not as much of a metrosexual as Johnny Drama, who loved manis and pedis.

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  • Di depan orangnya bersikap manis-manis, tetapi diluar saling serang dengan pedas.

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  • At this stage of the game, genuine leftists should actually hope and pray that the 'Birthers' unearth (or fabricate) evidence that BarackObama was not born in the US, because every day that passes thisWall Street front-manis chipping away at what's left of the so-called progressive movement in America.

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  • The great manis looks to me quite like a pangolin. Seen here.

    August 26, 2008

  • Manis being the genus of pangolins. You're a good observer, c_b!

    August 26, 2008

  • I realized too late that the cute joke on the pangolin page (manis depression) should have tipped me off, but for some reason that phrase had left my head entirely when I made the previous comment... *chagrined* I have a mind like a steel sieve, apparently. (Also WeirdNet was no help at all on this page... "a genus of mammals"?)

    August 26, 2008