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The answer MANES has 133 possible clue(s) in existing crosswords.
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Definitions of manes in various dictionaries:
noun - a Persian prophet who founded Manichaeism (216-276)
noun - long coarse hair growing from the crest of the animal's neck
noun - growth of hair covering the scalp of a human being
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Prides of lions|
|Currycombs comb them|
|Lionesses lack them|
|They're combed by currycombs|
|Crowning glories of some animals|
|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|Male lions are the only cats to have them & they darken as they grow|
|Male lions are the only members of the cat family to have these & they sometimes turn black as the lion ages|
|Though they vary between individuals & populations, these on male lions help to make them look larger|
|Until they're 2 1/2 months old, cheetahs have these long growths of hair more associated with lions|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|(in Roman mythology) the souls of dead ancestors, worshipped as beneficent spirits.|
|a Persian prophet who founded Manichaeism (216-276)|
|The spirits of the dead, regarded as minor supernatural powers in ancient Roman religion.|
|The revered spirit of one who has died.|
In ancient Roman religion, the Manes or Di Manes are chthonic deities sometimes thought to represent souls of deceased loved ones. They were associated with the Lares, Lemures, Genii, and Di Penates as deities (di) that pertained to domestic, local, and personal cult. They belonged broadly to the category of di inferi, "those who dwell below," the undifferentiated collective of divine dead. The Manes were honored during the Parentalia and Feralia in February.|
* The theologian St. Augustine, writing about the subject a few centuries after most of the Latin pagan references to such spirits, differentiated Manes from other types of Roman spirits:* Apuleius "says, indeed, that the souls of men are demons, and that men become Lares if they are good, Lemures or Larvae if they are bad, and Manes if it is uncertain whether they deserve well or ill... He also states that the blessed are called in Greek [eudaimones], because they are good souls, that is to say, good demons, confirming his opini