Pronunciation: (mā'nus),[key] —n., —pl.-nus. 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] —n., —pl.-nus. a member of a people living on the island of Manus, in the Admiralty Islands.