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English Dictionary: manakin by the DICT Development Group
3 results for manakin
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
manakin
n
  1. a woman who wears clothes to display fashions; "she was too fat to be a mannequin"
    Synonym(s): mannequin, manikin, mannikin, manakin, fashion model, model
  2. a life-size dummy used to display clothes
    Synonym(s): mannequin, manikin, mannikin, manakin, form
  3. any of numerous small bright-colored birds of Central America and South America having short bills and elaborate courtship behavior
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Manakin \Man"a*kin\, n. [Cf. F. & G. manakin; prob. the native
      name.] (Zo[94]l.)
      Any one of numerous small birds belonging to {Pipra},
      {Manacus}, and other genera of the family {Piprid[91]}. They
      are mostly natives of Central and South America. some are
      bright-colored, and others have the wings and tail curiously
      ornamented. The name is sometimes applied to related birds of
      other families.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Manakin \Man"a*kin\, n.
      A dwarf. See {Manikin}. --Shak.
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