Pronunciation: (mā'nēz; Lat. mä'nes), [key]
1. (used with a pl. v.) Rom. Relig.the souls of the dead; shades.
2. (used with a sing. v.) the spirit or shade of a particular dead person. Also,Ma'nes.
Pronunciation: (mā'nēz), [key]
a.d.216?–276?, Persian prophet: founder of Manicheanism. Also called Manicheus, Mani.
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