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The long and heavy hair growing on the upper side of, or about, the neck of some quadrupedal animals, as the horse, the lion, etc.

Origin: as. Manu; akin to od. Mane, D. Maan, g. Mahne, OHG. Mana, Icel. Mon, dan. & Sw. Man, as. Mene necklace, Icel. Men, L. Monile, gr, Skr. Manya neck muscles.