maneta

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Catalan[edit]

Alcyonium palmatum

Etymology[edit]

From (hand) + -eta (diminutive)

Noun[edit]

maneta f (plural manetes)

  1. (technology) handle of a machine or tool used to apply a rotational force, such as the handle of an oar or a screwdriver.
  2. (technology) crank; a bent piece of an axle, or shaft, or an arm attached at right angles to the end of a shaft or wheel
  3. pestle
  4. clock hand
  5. fingerless glove; specifically one worn to avoid the effects of friction on the hand when using a rope
  6. (mycology, chiefly in the plural) a mushroom or cluster of mushrooms with fruiting bodies resembling the fingers of the hand; specifically:
    1. a cluster of agaric mushrooms before the fruiting bodies open to reveal the gills
    2. mushroom of the genus Ramaria
  7. (zoology) Alcyonium palmatum; a soft coral named for protrusions that resemble fingers
  8. (zoology, Valencia) forelimb of a quadruped

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

maneta f

  1. singular definite of manet

Portuguese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

maneta m, f (plural manetas, comparable)

  1. having only one hand or arm

Noun[edit]

maneta m f (plural manetas)

  1. a person with only one hand or arm