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Grandma vs Manna - What's the difference?

grandma | manna |

As a proper noun grandma

is the name used for one's grandma.

As a noun manna is





(en noun)
  • (informal) grandmother
  • Anagrams




    Alternative forms

    * (possibly archaic) mana


  • Food miraculously produced for the Israelites in the desert in the book of Exodus.
  • By extension, any good thing which comes into one's hands by luck or good fortune.
  • The sugary sap of the manna gum tree which oozes out from holes drilled by insects and falls to the ground around the tree.[http://www.museum.vic.gov.au/forest/plants/gum.html]
  • * 1966 , Bill Beatty, Tales of Old Australia , National Distributors, ISBN 1-86436-013-5, page 14, discussing old Australian foods
  • The icing on the cake was made from manna, which was gathered under the manna gums. Manna mixed with milk made a splendid icing.

    Derived terms

    * Australian manna * manna ash * mannitol * mannose * Persian manna * tamarisk manna


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