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mane

Saltos de línea: mane
Pronunciación: /meɪn
 
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Definición de mane en inglés:

sustantivo

1A growth of long hair on the neck of a horse, lion, or other mammal: the horse was rushing about in the field, tossing its mane
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Male lions develop thick woolly manes on the neck and shoulders, signifying maturity.
  • Most species have a mane on the neck and a lock of hair on the forepart of the head known as a forelock.
  • A lion with a majestic mane has long been a trophy coveted by big game hunters in Africa.
1.1A person’s long flowing hair: he had a mane of white hair
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • She was a lovely, motherly old lady with a mane of white hair wound into a compact bun.
  • It was particularly agonising for Michael, who had spent months growing his flowing mane.
  • The man was a giant, with a large flowing mane of jet black hair and a beard to match.

Origen

Old English manu, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch manen.

Derivados

maned

1
adjetivo
[in combination]: a black-maned lion

maneless

2
adjetivo
Example sentences
  • In 1898 a pair of maneless male lions purportedly killed and ate some 135 people during a nine-month rampage near Kenya's Tsavo River.
  • We will never know why these talented artists chose to portray these particular scenes or how they got so close to the maneless, pride-dwelling lions.
  • His team helped gather research data on the maneless lions of Tsavo National Park in Kenya.

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