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Meaning of MANE

Pronunciation:  meyn

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

MANE is a 4 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: head of hair
 See Also: encolure, hair, hair, homo, human, human being, king of beasts, lion, man, Panthera leo



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Mane\, n. [AS. manu; akin to OD. mane, D. maan, G.
m["a]hne, OHG. mana, Icel. m["o]n, Dan. & Sw. man, AS. mene
necklace, Icel. men, L. monile, Gr. ?, ?, Skr. many[=a] neck
muscles. [root]275.]
The long and heavy hair growing on the upper side of, or
about, the neck of some quadrupedal animals, as the horse,
the lion, etc. See Illust. of {Horse}.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: bristle, capillament, cilium, coat, crop, fleece, fur, hair, head, head of hair, horsehair, locks, mat, mop, pelt, pile, pubescence, pubic hair, setula, shag, shock, thatch, tresses, wool