Ana meaning

ăn'ə, ä'nə
A collection of various materials that reflect the character of a person or place.

Definitive ana of the early American West.

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An item in such a collection.
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Both in the same quantity; of each. Used to refer to ingredients in prescriptions.
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Upward; up.

Anabolism.

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Backward; back.

Anaplasia.

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Again; anew.

Anaphylaxis.

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A collection of items relating to a specified person or place.

Americana.

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Of each (ingredient referred to)
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A collection of anecdotes, reminiscences, etc., esp. by or about a particular person.
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American Nurses' Association.
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Up, upward.

Anadromous.

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Back, backward.

Anagram.

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Again.

Anabaptist.

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Throughout.

Analysis.

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According to, similar to.

Analogy.

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Sayings, writings, anecdotes, facts, or objects of.

Americana.

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Both in the same quantity; of each. Used to refer to ingredients in prescriptions.
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Antinuclear antibody.
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Origin of ana

  • L < Gr ana, up, on, again, apiece
    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
  • New Latin -āna from Latin neuter pl. of -ānus adj. and n. suff. –an1
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Middle English from Medieval Latin from Greek at the rate of an- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From New Latin -āna as in titles of such collections –ana
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Greek from ana up an- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition