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  • noun rare The tree Chiranthodendron pentadactyllon, or the red, hand-like flower this tree produces.

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From Spanish manita ("little hand"), feminine-form diminutive of mano ("hand"), because the small red flowers of the tree resemble five-fingered human hands.

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