Manx (?), a.

Of or pertaining to the Isle of Man, or its inhabitants; as, the Manx language.

Manx cat Zool., a breed of domestic cats having a rudimentary tail, containing only about three vertebrae. -- Manx shearwater Zool., an oceanic bird (Puffinus anglorum, or P. puffinus), called also Manx petrel, Manx puffin. It was formerly abundant in the Isle of Man.


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Manx, n.

The language of the inhabitants of the Isle of Man, a dialect of the Celtic.


© Webster 1913.