Pronunciation: (mā'nus), [key]
1. Anat., Zool.the distal segment of the forelimb of a vertebrate, including the carpus and the forefoot or hand.
2. Roman Law.power over persons, as that of the husband over the wife.
Pronunciation: (mä'nOOs), [key]
a member of a people living on the island of Manus, in the Admiralty Islands.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.