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Manus

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun manus:

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Definition of the noun manus

What does manus mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: manuses

  1. the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb

Alternative definition of the noun manus

noun

  1. [obsolete] A hand, as the part of the fore limb below the forearm in a man, or the corresponding part in other vertebrates.
  2. [obsolete, Roman law] The power over other people, especially that of a man over his wife.

Character

Manus is a fictional character from the 1981 film Agony.

Miscellanea

  1. The manus is the zoological term for the distal portion of the fore limb of an animal. In tetrapods, it is the part of the pentadactyl limb that includes the metacarpals and digits. During evolution, it has taken many forms and served a variety of functions. It can be represented by the hand of primates, the lower front limb of hoofed animals or the fore paw and is represented in the wing of birds, bats and prehistoric flying reptiles, the flipper of marine mammals and the 'paddle' of extinct marine reptiles, such as plesiosaurs and ichthyosaurs.
  2. Manus a.k.a. Lele Language: Lele is an East Manus language of the Austronesian language family spoken in the northeastern part of Manus Island, New Guinea. It has an SVO word order.
  3. Manus a.k.a. Titan Language: Titan, also known as Manus, is an East Manus language of the Austronesian language family spoken in the southeastern part of Manus Island, New Guinea, and neighboring islands by about 4,000 people.

Phrases with Manus

Phrases starting with the word Manus:

  1. Manus Boobook
  2. Manus Fantail
  3. Manus Monarch
  4. Manus Masked Owl

Phrases ending with the word Manus:

  1. Genus Manus
  2. Lebbeus Manus
  3. Spongia Manus
  4. Axinella Manus
  5. Pauropus Manus
  6. Alcyonium Manus
  7. Mylodiscus manus
  8. Pachliopta Manus
  9. Polymastia Manus
  10. Scutacarus Manus
  11. Eustigmaeus Manus
  12. Potamothrix Manus
  13. Psilopsocus Manus
  14. Callyspongia Manus
  15. Desmopachria manus
  16. Pachychalina Manus

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Manus

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Google previewIntegration of Assistive Technology in the Information Age (2001)

ICORR '2001, 7th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics by Mounir Mokhtari

Introduction MANUS is a wheelchair mounted robotic arm designed to compensate for a severe limitation of the arm/hand function of persons depending on an electrical wheelchair. Although developed into a commercially available product ...

Google previewe-Study Guide for: Mammalian Anatomy: The Cat, 2e by Dale W. Fishbeck, ISBN 9780895826831 (2013)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Manus The manus is the zoological term for the distal portion of the fore limb of an animal. In tetrapods, it isthepartof the pentadactyl limb that includes the metacarpals and digits (phalanges). During evolution, it hastakenmany formsandserved ...

Google previewSeeking Bauls of Bengal (2002)

by Jeanne Openshaw

However, there are also echoes of the more general denotation, in the sense that manus is a concept destructive of the hierarchies of both householder and renouncer realms, or for that matter discrimination of any kind. This position of ...

Google preview1st Cavalry Division - World War II (2000)

by Turner Publishing

Manus is an elliptical shaped island approximately 50 miles long and 20 miles wide with an axial mountain range running its entire length. The central and western sections are heavily forested, mostly unexplored, and sparsely inhabited.

Google previewA World of Baby Names (2003)

by Teresa Norman

Manus is the Gaelic form. (MAG-NUS) MALCOLM Derived from the Gaelic Maolcolm (servant of St. Columba), a compound name composed of the elements maol (servant, votary) and Colm (Columba). St. Columba (521-97) was an Irish ...

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (1809)

Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge : Illustrated with Upwards of 150 Elegant Engravings. A - B by William Nicholson

extensor communis digitorum manus; 6. extensor pro- prius auricularis ; 7. abductor longus pollicis manus ; 8. extensor major pollicis manus ; 9.

Google previewThe British Encyclopedia, Or Dictionary of Arts and Sciences Comprising an Accurate and Popular View of the Present Improved State of Human Knowledge (1809)

extensor communis digitomm manus; 6. extensor pro- prins anricularis ; 7. abductor longus pollicis manus; 8. extensor major pollicis manus; ...

Google previewThe Concise Dictionary of English Etymology (1993)

by Walter W. Skeat, Walter William Skeat

L manus. Dor. manage, verb, manege, control of horses. (F. — Ital. — L.) The same word as the above. manifest, apparent. (F.-L.) V.tnani fettt. — L. manifestos, evident. The lit. sense is ' struck by the hand,' hence palpable. — L. mani-, for ...

Google previewComparative Austronesian Dictionary (1994)

An Introduction to Austronesian Studies by Darrell T. Tryon

Manus Province, southwest Rambutyo Island. 1 village only. Pop. 250. LESING see ATUI .

Google previewDictionary of Medical Vocabulary in English, 1375–1550 (2016)

Body Parts, Sicknesses, Instruments, and Medicinal Preparations by Juhani Norri

manus Christi. Forms: manus Christi.

Google previewGuitar Chord Progression Encyclopedia (2005)

Includes Hundreds of Guitar Chords and Chord Progressions in All Styles in All Twelve Keys by Howard Wallach

縁 Hereare some other chord and rhythm guitarbooks from Alfred: Alfred's Basic Guitar Chords Manus Basix ー Guitar Chord Dictionary Hal/ Manus Chord and Scale Finder Fisher Chord Connections Brown Guitar Chord ...

Google previewThe Celtic Encyclopedia (1998)

by Harry Mountain

the Fianna Ailbhinn / Fergus Finnbheoil / Goll mac Morna / Muileartach Manus arrived by ship on the shores of Ireland at ...

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Scrabble value of M3A1N1U1S1

The value of this 5-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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