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Definition of "manus" []

  • The distal part of the forelimb of a vertebrate, including the wrist and hand or the carpus and forefoot. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "manus" in a sentence
  • "[485] _In manus venire_, 'to come within reach,' 'engage in close combat;' for _manus conserere_, which is much more frequent."
  • "The term manus mortua is not applied to the sovereign, yet land so taken "in manum nostram" is not to be retained."
  • "The word “manage” is interesting, it comes from the Latin word manus for hand."