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Manna (Exodus xvi. 15)

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popularly said to be a corrupt form of man-hu (What is this?) The marginal reading gives—“When the children of Israel saw it [the small round thing like hoarfrost on the ground], they said to one another, What is this? for they wist not what it was.”

“And the house of Israel called the name thereof manna. It was like coriander seed, white; and the taste of it was like wafers made with honey.” (Verse 31.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Manes
Manfred
Manger or Manger le Morceau
Manheim
Mani
Mani, Manes, or Manichæus
Manichæans or Manichees
Manitou
Manlian Orders
Manly
Manna (Exodus xvi. 15)
Manna of St. Nicholas of Bari
Mannering
Mannington (George)
Manningtree (Essex)
Manoa
Manon Lescaut
Manor, Demesne
Mansard Roof
Mansfield
Mansion

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