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Mensa

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Etymology 1

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] mensa, "table"; the organisation promotes itself as a "round-table" society in which differences in the backgrounds of its members are considered irrelevant.

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Mensa

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Mensa

  1. Mensa International; an organisation for people with very high IQs.
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Etymology 2

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Named by the French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille in 1763. From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] mensa, "table"

Proper noun

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Mensa

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Mensa

  1. (astronomy) A summer constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble a table. It lies between the constellations of Hydrus and Volans.
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German

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Noun

Mensa f. (genitive Mensa, plural Mensen)

  1. cafeteria (at a university), student canteen

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