Pronunciation: (man'hood), [key]
1. the state or time of being a man or adult male person; male maturity.
2. traditional manly qualities.
3. maleness, as distinguished from femaleness.
4. virility; potency.
5. male genitalia.
6. men collectively.
7. the state of being human.
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