ANAS

Anas, genus Anas

(noun) type genus of the Anatidae: freshwater ducks

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Noun

ANAs

plural of ANA

Anagrams

• NASA, Naas, Nasa, Saan, ansa

Noun

anas

plural of ana

Anagrams

• NASA, Naas, Nasa, Saan, ansa

Source: Wiktionary


A"nas, n. Etym: [L., duck.] (Zoöl.)

Definition: A genus of water fowls, of the order Anseres, including certain species of fresh-water ducks.

ANA

An"a-. Etym: [/Gr. in comp., on, up, upwards.]

Definition: A prefix in words from the Greek, denoting up, upward, throughout, backward, back, again, anew.

A"na, adv. Etym: [Gr. (Med.)

Definition: Of each; an equal quantity; as, wine and honey, ana (or, contracted, aa), ., that is, of wine and honey, each, two ounces. An apothecary with a . . . long bill of anas. Dryden.

*a"na. Etym: [The neut. pl. ending of Latin adjectives in -anus.]

Definition: A suffix to names of persons or places, used to denote a collection of notable sayings, literary gossip, anecdotes, etc. Thus, Scaligerana is a book containing the sayings of Scaliger, Johnsoniana of Johnson, etc.

Note: Used also as a substantive; as, the French anas. It has been said that the table-talk of Selden is worth all the ana of the Continent. Hallam.

-a"na. [The neut. pl. ending of Latin adjectives in -anus.]

Definition: A suffix to names of persons or places, used to denote a collection of notable sayings, literary gossip, anecdotes, etc. Thus, Scaligerana is a book containing the sayings of Scaliger, Johnsoniana of Johnson, etc.

Used also as a substantive; as, the French anas.

It has been said that the table-talk of Selden is worth all the ana of the Continent. Hallam.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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