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ana

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[an-uh, ah-nuh]
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noun
  1. a collection of miscellaneous information about a particular subject, person, place, or thing.
  2. an item in such a collection, as an anecdote, a memorable saying, etc.
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Origin of ana

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First recorded in 1720–30; independent use of -ana
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Related Words for anas

oeuvre, anthology, library, works, classics, ana, chrestomathy, miscellanea, analects

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British Dictionary definitions for anas

ana

1
adverb
  1. pharmacol obsolete (of ingredients in a prescription) in equal quantitiesAbbreviation: aa
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Word Origin for ana

C16: via Medieval Latin from Greek: of every one similarly

ana

2
noun
  1. a collection of reminiscences, sketches, etc, of or about a person or place
  2. an item of or for such a collection
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Word Origin for ana

C18: independent use of -ana

Ana

noun
    1. a name for anorexia, esp when used as a personification of the disease by its sufferers
    2. a person who identifies himself or herself as an anorexic
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adjective
  1. anorexic
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Word Origin for Ana

C21: a play on the word anorexia and the girl's name Anna

ANA

abbreviation for
  1. Article Number Association: (in Britain) an organization of manufacturers, retailers, and wholesalers that provides a system (article numbering) by which a product is identified by a unique machine-readable number compatible with article-numbering systems used in other countries
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anas in Medicine

ana

(ănə)
adv.
  1. Both in the same quantity; of each. Used to refer to ingredients in prescriptions.
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