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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Manikin \Man"i*kin\, n. [Also spelled mannikin.] [OD.
manneken, dim. of man man. See Man, and -kin.]
1. A little man; a dwarf; a pygmy; a manakin.
2. A model of the human body, made of papier-mache or other
material, commonly in detachable pieces, for exhibiting
the different parts and organs, their relative position,
3. A mannequin.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a person who is very small but who is not otherwise
deformed or abnormal [syn: manikin, mannikin,
2: a woman who wears clothes to display fashions; "she was too
fat to be a mannequin" [syn: mannequin, manikin,
mannikin, manakin, fashion model, model]
3: a life-size dummy used to display clothes [syn: mannequin,
manikin, mannikin, manakin, form]
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