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Meaning of MANGER

Pronunciation:  'meynjur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a container (usually in a barn or stable) from which cattle or horses feed

MANGER is a 6 letter word that starts with M.


 Synonyms: trough
 See Also: bunk, container, feed bunk



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Man"ger\, n. [F. mangeoire, fr. manger to eat, fr. L.
manducare, fr. mandere to chew. Cf. {Mandible}, {Manducate}.]
1. A trough or open box in which fodder is placed for horses
   or cattle to eat.

2. (Naut.) The fore part of the deck, having a bulkhead
   athwart ships high enough to prevent water which enters
   the hawse holes from running over it.

Easton Bible Dictionary

(Luke 2:7, 12, 16), the name (Gr. phatne, rendered "stall" in Luke 13:15) given to the place where the infant Redeemer was laid. It seems to have been a stall or crib for feeding cattle. Stables and mangers in our modern sense were in ancient times unknown in the East. The word here properly denotes "the ledge or projection in the end of the room used as a stall on which the hay or other food of the animals of travellers was placed." (See INN.)