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managing editor an executive who supervises the editorial staff of a publication, book publishing company, or the like.
Managua the capital of Nicaragua.
Manama the capital of Bahrain.
maņana (Spanish) tomorrow, or some unspecified time in the future. [2 definitions]
Manasseh according to the Old Testament, the elder son of Joseph. [2 definitions]
man-at-arms a soldier, esp. a heavily armed horseman of the medieval period.
manatee any of several docile plant-eating animals that resemble the seal and are found in shallow tropical waters of the Atlantic; sea cow.
-mancy divination.
mandala any of various graphic symbols of the universe that are usu. circular with enclosed complex geometric designs, used esp. as an aid to meditation in Hinduism and Buddhism.
mandamus a formal order from a higher court to a public official or lower court to carry out a specified action.
mandarin a public official or bureaucrat, or a person of high rank or influence in imperial China. [4 definitions]
mandate a commission given to a country to administer territory on behalf of an international body such as, formerly, the League of Nations. [6 definitions]
mandatory of, of the nature of, containing, or pertaining to an order or mandate. [3 definitions]
mandible the bone of the lower jaw in vertebrates. [3 definitions]
mandibulate having mandibles, as certain insects.
mandolin a musical instrument of the lute family with a deep, usu. pear-shaped soundbox and four or more pairs of strings that are usu. strummed rapidly with a plectrum.
mandrake a poisonous plant related to nightshade that is found in Europe and Asia, with a short stem, purplish flowers, and a root forked like a human body. [2 definitions]
mandrel a shaft or spindle used to hold a piece being machined or milled. [2 definitions]
mandrill a large West African baboon with a beard, crest, and mane, a tawny coat, and, on the mature male, bright blue and red ribbed markings on the face.
mane the long hair on the back and sides of the neck, as on a horse or male lion.
mančge the art of training and riding horses in the classical style. [3 definitions]