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MANE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mane mean? 

MANE (noun)
  The noun MANE has 2 senses:

1. long coarse hair growing from the crest of the animal's neck
2. growth of hair covering the scalp of a human being

  Familiarity information: MANE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MANE (noun)


Sense 1mane [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Long coarse hair growing from the crest of the animal's neck

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Hypernyms ("mane" is a kind of...):

hair (a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "mane"):

encolure (the mane of a horse)

Holonyms ("mane" is a part of...):

king of beasts; lion; Panthera leo (large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male)


Sense 2mane [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Growth of hair covering the scalp of a human being

Classified under:

Nouns denoting body parts

Synonyms:

head of hair; mane

Hypernyms ("mane" is a kind of...):

hair (a covering for the body (or parts of it) consisting of a dense growth of threadlike structures (as on the human head); helps to prevent heat loss)

Holonyms ("mane" is a part of...):

homo; human; human being; man (any living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage)


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