Definition of manes in English:

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manes

Pronunciation: /ˈmänāz/

plural noun

(In Roman mythology) the deified souls of dead ancestors.
Example sentences
  • There is no greater sinner than that man who, though not worshipping the gods or the manes seeks to increase the bulk of his own flesh by the flesh of other beings.

Origin

Latin.

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Syllabification: ma·nes

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