In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of horse) crin feminine(of horse) crines feminine(of lion, person) melena feminine
- Male lions develop thick woolly manes on the neck and shoulders, signifying maturity.
- She sat at the desk next to Jacob, and pushed her mane of hair off to the side.
- All he sees is the rich mane of chestnut hair cascading around her perfect face.
- The Master smiled, and simply watched as Heather combed her fingers through the horses' manes.
- A lion with a majestic mane has long been a trophy coveted by big game hunters in Africa.
- One of her most distinctive features has to be that long mane of hair which reaches down to her ankles.
- Most species have a mane on the neck and a lock of hair on the forepart of the head known as a forelock.
- A braided band of leather lies across her forehead to hold back her white, thick mane.
- He had a thick mane of dark hair, usually slicked back but at times becomingly tousled.
- She lifted herself onto the back of the mare and buried her fingers into the mane of the horse.
- That lustrous mane of jet-black hair is steel-grey now, and swept back from his brow.
- An unpretentious man, he even kept his hair slicked down because, as he said in 1977, he could not stand musicians who affected dramatic manes of hair.
- One girl in a blue sari was now shaking her long mane of hair backwards and forwards as she was seized by a series of impossible convulsions.
- He swished his narrow head so that his black mane fell behind him, obviously excited.
- A long mane of white hair fell down his back, and curled around the silver amulet hanging from his neck.
- It was particularly agonising for Michael, who had spent months growing his flowing mane.
- There was light snow falling, and it caught in the horses' manes and actors' hair.
- Two young stable boys with pointed ears and long manes of black hair grabbed the reins of their horses and steadied the animals as the riders dismounted.
- Deep down, I think most women have at some point yearned for a mane of long, blonde hair.
- Three year-old male lions grow manes that vary in color from black to blond.
- She was a lovely, motherly old lady with a mane of white hair wound into a compact bun.
- The former also has long hair on the back of its neck, in the same place as the mane of a horse but shorter.
- Ivano, his mane of hair tucked under a grey woolly hat, prefers to work with the attackers.
- I walk her every day, give her the best hay and barley to eat, and brush her mane and coat every day.
- So the three of us climbed aboard with the child in front taking the reins and clutching the mane of the horse for balance.
- It seems an unfair epitaph to bear, but his elbow is now fixed almost as firmly in the nation's mind as his mane of blond hair.
- Slick eye make-up and a loose mane of hair complete the predatory look.
- The lion shook his mane, rushed towards the creature and wounded it.
- I work my way up his legs and then onto his mane and forelock and lastly his back.
- The horses hurtled past, manes streaming behind them.
- Lena's eyes narrowed against the harsh glare of the sun gleaming off the backs and manes of several horses in the surrounding pastures.
- It came towards the house at an incredible speed, its raven mane tossing wildly in the wind.
- With his flowing blond mane, he was a naturally flamboyant figure and he backed it up with his deeds on the pitch.
- Thus, she kept her gaze up as she stroked the silky mane of her new horse.
- He turned a saw a petite woman with a thick mane of wavy black hair that traveled just past her shoulders.
- The lions ranged from 1.7 to 18 years old, but age did not turn out to be a factor in mane length or density.
- Sweeping back his mane of greying hair, the former Boomtown Rats singer shook his head.
- After combing her mane and tail hair, checking her hoofs, and braiding her tail, I began to saddle Candy up.
- Tall and beautiful with a mane of golden hair, she was a publicity agent's dream.
- I patted the horse's dark mane, and shifted my hips slightly so that I was more comfortable.
- The man was a giant, with a large flowing mane of jet black hair and a beard to match.
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