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English definition of “manikin”

manikin

noun [C] uk (also mannikin)   /ˈmæn.ə.kɪn/ us  

manikin noun [C] (MODEL)

a model of the human body, used for teaching medical or art studentsPainting and drawing materialsMedical studies and the people who study them

manikin noun [C] (MAN)

old-fashioned a very short man: Manikins often appear in children's stories.Physical irregularities
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