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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of manikin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. any of several Asiatic passerine birds of the genus Mannikin

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See manikin.

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

  • n. a woman who wears clothes to display fashions
  • n. a person who is very small but who is not otherwise deformed or abnormal
  • n. a life-size dummy used to display clothes

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  • An Old World weaverbird or waxbill of the genus Lonchura. Compare manakin.

    September 28, 2008

  • Apparently this word can also be spelled maniken or manakin. Hmm.

    February 13, 2007