ANN

Etymology

Noun

ann (plural anns)

Obsolete spelling of annate

Anagrams

• NAN, NaN, Nan, nan

Etymology

Proper noun

Ann

A female given name from Hebrew.

Usage notes

• Popular since the fourteenth century due to the medieval cult of Saint Anne, the apocryphal mother of the Virgin Mary.

• A very common middle name since the 20th century.

Noun

Ann (plural Anns)

Abbreviation of anniversary.

Adjective

Ann (not comparable)

Abbreviation of annual.

Anagrams

• NAN, NaN, Nan, nan

Noun

ANN (plural ANNs)

Initialism of artificial neural network.

(internet) Abbreviation of announcement. (in e-mail or newsgroup subject lines)

Anagrams

• NAN, NaN, Nan, nan

Source: Wiktionary


Ann, An"nat, n. Etym: [LL. annata income of a year, also, of half a year, fr. L. annus year: cf. F. annate annats.] (Scots Law)

Definition: A half years's stipend, over and above what is owing for the incumbency, due to a minister's heirs after his decease.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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