manilla, n. [Sp. manilla; cf. It. maniglio, maniglia; F. manille; Pg. manilha; all fr. L. manus hand, and formed after the analogy of L. monile, pl. monilia, necklace: cf. F. manille.].
A ring worn upon the arm or leg as an ornament, especially among the tribes of Africa. [1913 Webster]
A piece of copper of the shape of a horseshoe, used as money by certain tribes of the west coast of Africa. Simmonds. [1913 Webster]