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Noun: manta  man-tu
  1. A blanket that is used as a cloak or shawl
     
  2. Extremely large pelagic tropical ray that feeds on plankton and small fishes; usually harmless but its size make it dangerous if harpooned
    - manta ray, devilfish

Derived forms: mantas

Type of: blanket, cover, ray

Part of: family Mobulidae, Mobulidae

Encyclopedia: Manta, Ecuador