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Ana definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

A'NA, aa, or a. [Gr.]
In medical prescriptions, it signifies an equal quantity of the several ingredients; as, wine and honey, ana, aa or a that is, of wine and honey each two ounces.
A'NA, as a termination, is annexed to the names of authors to denote a collection of their memorable sayings. Thus, Scaligerana, is a book contained the sayings of Scaliger. It was used by the Romans, as in Collectaneus, collected, gathered.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: mother of the ancient Irish gods; sometimes identified with Danu
2: a collection of anecdotes about a person or place

Merriam Webster's

abbreviation American Nurses Association

Merriam Webster's

I. adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Greek, at the rate of, literally, up Date: 14th century of each an equal quantity II. noun (plural ana or anas) Etymology: -ana Date: circa 1751 1. a collection of the memorable sayings of a person 2. a collection of anecdotes or interesting information about a person or a place

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 (as pl.) anecdotes or literary gossip about a person. 2 (as sing.) a collection of a person's memorable sayings. Etymology: = -ANA

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ana A"na ([=a]"n[.a]), adv. [Gr. 'ana` (used distributively).] (Med.) Of each; an equal quantity; as, wine and honey, ana (or, contracted, aa), ? ij., that is, of wine and honey, each, two ounces. An apothecary with a . . . long bill of anas. --Dryden.

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