mavin
noun see maven

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Mavin — This most interesting and unusual surname, of Anglo Saxon origin, derives from three possible sources. Firstly, it may be a diminutive from the Olde English personal name Mawa , originally a nickname from the Olde English maew , (sea) mew, with… …   Surnames reference

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  • mavin —    (MAY ven) [Yiddish, from Hebrew] A connoisseur or expert; a specialist.    But in the twelfth of his thirteen chapters, “The Language Mavens,” Pinker takes a little holiday from science. The Atlantic Monthly, March 1997 …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • mavin — ma·vin …   English syllables

  • mavin — noun someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field • Syn: ↑ace, ↑adept, ↑champion, ↑sensation, ↑maven, ↑virtuoso, ↑genius, ↑hotshot, ↑star, ↑sup …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mavin Foundation — is a community organization which seeks to build “healthy communities that celebrate and empower mixed heritage people and families.”[1] Located in Seattle, WA, Mavin has been recognized nationally for its work toward a society inclusive of those …   Wikipedia

  • Mavin Manyshaped — is a shapeshifter within a series of nine novels written by Sheri S. Tepper that are collectively known as The True Game. The three novels telling the earliest part of the story focus on Mavin and are told principally from her point of view.… …   Wikipedia

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