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mantle

man·tle

mantle

 
pronunciation:
maen tl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a full, sleeveless cloak.
synonyms:
cape, cloak
similar words:
robe, shawl, tunic
definition 2: the layer of the earth that lies between the crust and the core.
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The words mantle and mantel sound alike but have different meanings.
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