Bastard manchineel, a tree (Cameraria latifolia) of the East Indies, having similar poisonous properties. Lindley.

Manager to Manganate

(Man"a*ger) n.

1. One who manages; a conductor or director; as, the manager of a theater.

A skillful manager of the rabble.

2. A person who conducts business or household affairs with economy and frugality; a good economist.

A prince of great aspiring thoughts; in the main, a manager of his treasure.
Sir W. Temple.

3. A contriver; an intriguer. Shak.

(Man`a*ge"ri*al) a. Of or pertaining to management or a manager; as, managerial qualities. "Managerial responsibility." C. Bronté.

(Man"a*ger*ship) n. The office or position of a manager.

(Man"age*ry) n. [Cf. OF. menagerie, mesnagerie. See Manage, n., and cf. Menagerie.]

1. Management; manner of using; conduct; direction.

2. Husbandry; economy; frugality. Bp. Burnet.

(Man"a*kin) n. [Cf. F. & G. manakin; prob. the native name.] (Zoöl.) Any one of numerous small birds belonging to Pipra, Manacus, and other genera of the family Pipridæ. They are mostly natives of Central and South America. Some are bright-colored, and others have the wings and tail curiously ornamented. The name is sometimes applied to related birds of other families.

(Man"a*kin), n. A dwarf. See Manikin. Shak.

(Man`a*tee") n. [Sp. manatí, from the native name in Hayti. Cf. Lamantin.] (Zoöl.) Any species of Trichechus, a genus of sirenians; — called also sea cow. [Written also manaty, manati.]

One species (Trichechus Senegalensis) inhabits the west coast of Africa; another (T. Americanus) inhabits the east coast of South America, and the West-Indies. The Florida manatee (T. latirostris) is by some considered a distinct species, by others it is thought to be a variety of T. Americanus. It sometimes becomes fifteen feet or more in length, and lives both in fresh and salt water. It is hunted for its oil and flesh.

(Ma*na"tion) n.[L. manatio, fr. manare to flow.] The act of issuing or flowing out. [Obs.]

(Man"bote`) n. [AS. man man, vassal + bot recompense.] (Anglo-Saxon Law) A sum paid to a lord as a pecuniary compensation for killing his man Spelman.

(Man"ca) n. [LL.] See Mancus.

(Manche) n. [Also maunch.] [F. manche, fr. L. manica. See Manacle.] A sleeve. [Obs.]

(Man"chet) n. Fine white bread; a loaf of fine bread. [Archaic] Bacon. Tennyson.

(Man`chi*neel") n. [Sp. manzanillo, fr. manzana an apple, fr. L. malum Matianum a kind of apple. So called from its apple-like fruit.] (Bot.) A euphorbiaceous tree (Hippomane Mancinella) of tropical America, having a poisonous and blistering milky juice, and poisonous acrid fruit somewhat resembling an apple.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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