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Definitions of manikin:

part of speech: noun

1. A very little man a dwarf. 2. A model of the human body or any of its parts, used in demonstrating the anatomy, or practising certain manipulations, as those of obstetrics; a phantom.

part of speech: noun

A dwarf.

part of speech: noun

A chart or reproduction of the human economy.

Usage examples for manikin:

  • The manikin took the ring, and whir! "The Blue Fairy Book", Various
  • My mother sent me for a paper of White- chapel needles, and two of manikin pins. "Audrey", Mary Johnston
  • A good manikin is also equally serviceable, although not so commonly provided for schools on account of its cost. "A Practical Physiology", Albert F. Blaisdell

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