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2 entries found for mantle.
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Main Entry: 1manĚtle
Pronunciation: primarystressmant-schwal
Function: noun
1 : a loose sleeveless garment worn over other clothes : CLOAK
2 a : something that covers or surrounds <a mantle of snow> <a mantle of secrecy> b : a fold or lobe or pair of lobes of the body wall of a mollusk or brachiopod that lines and produces the shell
3 : the portion of the earth lying between the crust and the core

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