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mammoth a very large extinct mammal closely related to elephants. Mammoths were much bigger than elephants, and had shaggy black fur and long tusks that curved upward. Several kinds of mammoths lived in the Northern Hemisphere until the end of the last Ice Age. [2 definitions]
man an adult male human being. [4 definitions]
manage to direct or control. [3 definitions]
management the act or process of managing. [2 definitions]
manager the person who controls a business or acts as the leader of a plan or project.
manatee a mammal that lives in the ocean and has flippers for front legs. Manatees eat sea plants and are very gentle. Different kinds of manatees live near the shores or in coastal rivers of Florida, the West Indies, Central America, South America, and West Africa. They are also called sea cows.
mandarin a public official, or a person of high rank or influence in imperial China. [3 definitions]
mandate the command or message given to an elected official by the votes of the people. [3 definitions]
mandolin a musical instrument in the lute family with four or five pairs of strings that are usually strummed.
mane the long hair on the back and sides of the neck of horses, lions, and other animals.
maneuver a planned movement of soldiers, ships, or tanks. [5 definitions]
manganese a dense, hard, grayish white metal that is one of the chemical elements. It is used in making steel, and is also used to color glass purple. (symbol: Mn)
manger a box or trough from which farm animals eat.
mangle1 to damage badly by cutting, crushing, or tearing apart.
mango a sweet, juicy fruit with a long shape and smooth yellow-orange skin.
mangrove a tropical tree that grows near oceans along shorelines or streams and has roots that grow above the ground. Mangroves grow very densely together and serve to prevent erosion of soil along the water. They also support wildlife and serve as barricades that help protect against damage from hurricanes and tsunamis.
manhole an opening in a street large enough for a person to climb into to make repairs underneath the street. A manhole is usually covered by a lid.
manhood the condition of being an adult male.
maniac a person who is insane. [3 definitions]
manicure a treatment for the fingernails that includes trimming, shaping, and sometimes polishing. [2 definitions]
Manitoba a Canadian province between Ontario and Saskatchewan. Its capital is Winnipeg.