manilla

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish manilla (bracelet), from Catalan manilla (bracelet, armring); partly from Latin monīle (a necklace, collar), from Proto-Indo-European *mony- (withers, crest, mane); and partly from Frankish *mānili (moon-shaped ornament), from *māno (moon), from Proto-Germanic *mēnô (moon), from Proto-Indo-European *mḗh₁n̥s (moon, month), related to Old High German mânili (moon-shaped ornament). More at mane, moon.

Noun[edit]

manilla (plural manillas)

  1. A penannular armlet, mostly in bronze, copper or gold, which served as a form of money or barter coinage amongst certain West African peoples.

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Noun[edit]

manilla

  1. Adessive singular form of mani.