AskDefine | Define mensa

Dictionary Definition

Mensa n : a faint constellation in the polar region of the southern hemisphere and containing part of the Large Magellanic Cloud

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English

Noun

  1. In planetary geology, a large mesa-like area of raised land.

Italian

Etymology

From mēnsa "table"

Noun

  1. refectory
  2. a meal, food on the table
  3. a table
  4. In the context of "uncommon|lang=it": a Christian altar

Latin

Noun

  1. A table.
mēnsā

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Extensive Definition

Mensa, meaning table in Latin, can refer to:
When a plural exists, it is often Mensae, such as Cydonia Mensae.
mensa in German: Mensa
mensa in Spanish: Mensa
mensa in French: Mensa
mensa in Galician: Mensa
mensa in Italian: Mensa
mensa in Dutch: Mensa
mensa in Polish: Mensa
mensa in Simple English: Mensa
mensa in Slovak: Mensa
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