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mantelletta a sleeveless vestment worn by Roman Catholic cardinals, bishops, and the like.
mantelpiece an ornamental shelf that projects over a fireplace; mantel.
mantilla a decorative, usu. lace scarf that is draped from a high comb fixed in the hair and that covers the head and shoulders, worn by women in Latin America and Spain. [2 definitions]
mantis any of various related predatory insects having two pairs of walking legs and one pair of strong forelegs usu. upraised as if in prayer; praying mantis.
mantissa the decimal portion of a common logarithm.
mantle a full, sleeveless cloak. [9 definitions]
mantra a Hindu sacred formula to be spoken or sung in prayer.
manual of, pertaining to, or involving use of the hands. [5 definitions]
manual alphabet a set of hand signals representing the letters of the alphabet, used as a means of communication by and with deaf-mutes.
manual training specialized instruction given to develop dexterity of the hands, esp. for various arts and crafts such as woodcarving.
manufacture to make by machine, usu. in great quantities. [7 definitions]
manufacturer a company that makes things in large quantities, usually in a factory and using machines.
manufacturing the process or business of producing a large quantity of products, often from raw materials, using machines and human labor.
manumission a freeing from slavery, servitude, or bondage; emancipation.
manumit to free (a slave or bondman); emancipate.
manure the waste matter of animals, esp. that of cows and horses, used as a fertilizer. Manure is often mixed with other organic materials such as straw. [2 definitions]
manuscript a text as prepared by the author to submit for publication. [3 definitions]
Manx cat a short-haired domestic cat with either a rudimentary tail, or no tail at all.
many a large number of. [3 definitions]
many a (informal) a large number of.
many-sided having many aspects or elements. [2 definitions]