noun, plural an·ec·dotes or for 2, an·ec·do·ta [an-ik-doh-tuh] /ˌæn ɪkˈdoʊ tə/.
Origin of anecdote
Examples from the Web for anecdota
A volume of Anecdota Brentiana was edited by Pressel in 1868.
Bekker's Anecdota include mention, also, 135 of the wooden seats of this temporary theatre.
At a rather later date I gave a chapter of additional matter of the same description in my Anecdota Literaria.A History of Caricature and Grotesque|Thomas Wright