Manyplies

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Manyplies (Anat) The third division, or that between the reticulum, or honeycomb stomach, and the abomasum, or rennet stomach, in the stomach of ruminants; the omasum; the psalterium. So called from the numerous folds in its mucous membrane. See Illust of Ruminant.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • manyplies The third stomach of a ruminant, technically named the omasum or psalterium: so called from the many parallel folds or layers like the leaves of a book.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n.sing., pl Manyplies men′i-plīz the third stomach of a ruminant—the omasum or psalterium
    • Manyplies Also Man′iplies and Mon′yplies
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Many, adj. + plies, pl. of ply, a fold

Usage

In literature:

The psalterium or manyplies is wanting.
"Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon" by Robert A. Sterndale
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