noun a small brightly coloured tropical American bird with a large head and small bill. [Family Pipridae: many species.]
C17: var. of manikin.

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  • Manakin — Man a*kin, n. [Cf. F. & G. manakin; prob. the native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous small birds belonging to {Pipra}, {Manacus}, and other genera of the family {Piprid[ae]}. They are mostly natives of Central and South America. Some are… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Manakin — Man a*kin, n. A dwarf. See {Manikin}. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Manakin — (Pipra L.), Gattung der Singvögel; kleine Vögel, Schnabel zusammengedrückt, mehr hoch als breit, Nasenlöcher groß, Schwanz kurz, kurze Füße zum Schreiten. Die größeren Arten gleichen den Hühnern, die kleineren den Meisen. Untergattungen: a)… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Manakin — Manakin, s. Schmuckvogel …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • manakin — [man′ə kin] n. [var. of MANIKIN] 1. any of a family (Pipridae) of brightly colored, small passerine birds of Central and South America, with short beaks 2. MANIKIN …   English World dictionary

  • Manakin — Pipridae Pipridés …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Manakin — Not to be confused with mannequin or Mannikin (disambiguation). Manakins Juvenile White collared Manakin Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • manakin — /man euh kin/, n. any of several small, songless passerine birds of the family Pipridae, of the warmer parts of the Americas, usually having brilliantly colored plumage. [var. of MANIKIN] * * * ▪ bird  the common name given to about 50 to 60… …   Universalium

  • Manakin-Sabot, Virginia — Manakin Sabot   Unincorporated community   …   Wikipedia

  • Manakin Lodge Monteverde — (Монте Верде,Коста Рика) Категория отеля: Адрес: 1 Street, Central Avenue …   Каталог отелей

  • Manakin à cuisses jaunes — Manakin à cuisses jaunes …   Wikipédia en Français

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