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Nan

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/ næn /
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noun
a word formerly used in communications to represent the letter N.
a female given name.
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nan-

variant of nano- before a vowel: nanoid.
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British Dictionary definitions for Nan

nan

nana or nanna (ˈnænə)

/ (næn) /

noun
a child's words for grandmother

Word Origin for nan

see nanny; compare Greek nanna aunt, Medieval Latin nonna old woman
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