Man"a*kin (?), n. [Cf. F. & G. manakin; prob. the native name.] Zool.

Any one of numerous small birds belonging to Pipra, Manacus, and other genera of the family Pipridae. They are mostly natives of Central and South America. some are bright-colored, and others have the wings and tail curiously ornamented. The name is sometimes applied to related birds of other families.


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Man"a*kin, n.

A dwarf. See Manikin.



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