1. manta ray extremely large pelagic tropical ray that feeds on plankton and small fishes; usually harmless but its size make it dangerous if harpooned
  2. mantra a sacred utterance or poetic hymn in Vedism
  3. Mandara a Chadic language spoken in the Mandara mountains in Cameroon; has only two vowels
  4. mandatory required by rule
  5. mandatary the recipient of a mandate
  6. Maeandra brain corals
  7. mantrap a trap for catching trespassers
  8. man-eater large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas
  9. mandate a document giving an official instruction or command
  10. mandarin a high public official of imperial China
  11. Mandalay a city in central Myanmar to the north of Rangoon
  12. Mandarin the dialect of Chinese spoken in Beijing and adopted as the official language for all of China
  13. manticora a mythical monster having the head of man (with horns) and the body of a lion and the tail of a scorpion
  14. mentally in your mind
  15. banter light teasing repartee
  16. manhattan a cocktail made with whiskey and sweet vermouth with a dash of bitters
  17. maintain keep in a certain state, position, or activity
  18. mandala any of various geometric designs symbolizing the universe
  19. mantilla a woman's silk or lace scarf
  20. maintainer someone who upholds or maintains

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