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adjective, noun Informal.

agriculture: ag courses; to major in ag.

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Origin of ag

By shortening

Definition for ag (2 of 6)

Ag

Symbol, Chemistry.

silver.

Origin of Ag

From the Latin word argentum

Definition for ag (3 of 6)

ag-

variant of ad- before g: agglutinate.

Definition for ag (4 of 6)

ag.

abbreviation

agriculture.

Definition for ag (5 of 6)

Ag.

abbreviation

August.

Definition for ag (6 of 6)

A.G.

or AG


abbreviation

Adjutant General.
Attorney General.
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British Dictionary definitions for ag (1 of 4)

ag1
/ (æx) /

interjection Southern African

an expression of surprise, annoyance, pleasure, etc

sentence connector

an expression used to preface a remark, gain time, etc

British Dictionary definitions for ag (2 of 4)

ag2

the internet domain name for

Antigua and Barbuda

British Dictionary definitions for ag (3 of 4)

Ag

the chemical symbol for

silver

Word Origin for Ag

from Latin argentum

British Dictionary definitions for ag (4 of 4)

AG

abbreviation for

Adjutant General
Attorney General
Aktiengesellschaft

Word Origin for AG

(for sense 3) German: joint-stock company
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Medical definitions for ag (1 of 2)

Ag

The symbol for the elementsilver

Medical definitions for ag (2 of 2)

ag-

pref.

Variant ofad-
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Scientific definitions for ag

Ag

The symbol for silver.
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