- 1A small waxbill of the Old World tropics, typically brown, black, and white and often kept as a cage bird.
More example sentences
- Genus Lonchura, family Estrildidae: many species
- Three baby bronze mannikins sit atop their grass nest while mother and father show concern at the entrance perch.
- 2 variant spelling of manikin.
More definitions of mannikinDefinition of mannikin in:
- The US English dictionary