n 1 : the sweetish dried exudate of a European ash (esp. Fraxinus ornus) that contains mannitol and has been used as a laxative and demulcent 2 : a product that is similar to manna and is excreted by a scale insect (Trabutina mannipara) feeding on the tamarisk .
Similar sounding terms: hy·men man ma·nia men
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