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mane Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun long coarse hair growing from the crest of the animal's neck
  2. noun growth of hair covering the scalp of a human being
    head of hair.
WordNet

Mane noun
Etymology
AS. manu; akin to OD. mane, D. maan, G. mähne, OHG. mana, Icel. mön, Dan. & Sw. man, AS. mene necklace, Icel. men, L. monile, Gr. , , Skr. manya neck muscles.
Definitions
  1. The long and heavy hair growing on the upper side of, or about, the neck of some quadrupedal animals, as the horse, the lion, etc. See Illust. of Horse.

Webster 1913