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al·ma·nac

 (ôl′mə-năk′, ăl′-)
n.
1. An annual publication including calendars with weather forecasts, astronomical information, tide tables, and other related tabular information.
2. A usually annual reference book composed of various lists, tables, and often brief articles relating to a particular field or many general fields.

[Middle English almenak, from Medieval Latin almanach, from medieval scientific Arabic al-manāḫ, the calendar : Arabic al-, the + medieval scientific Arabic manāḫ, calendar (variant of Arabic munāḫ, halting place, caravan stop (probably applied metaphorically to the position of celestial bodies), abode, from 'anāḫa, to make (a camel) lie down, from nāḫa, to lie down, rest; see nwḫ in Semitic roots).]

almanac

(ˈɔːlməˌnæk)
n
a yearly calendar giving statistical information on events and phenomena, such as the phases of the moon, times of sunrise and sunset, tides, anniversaries, etc. Also (archaic): almanack
[C14: from Medieval Latin almanachus, perhaps from Late Greek almenikhiaka]

al•ma•nac

(ˈɔl məˌnæk)

n.
1. an annual publication containing a calendar for the coming year, important dates, and the times of such phenomena as sunrises and sunsets, phases of the moon, and tides.
2. a publication containing astronomical or meteorological information, as future positions of celestial objects, star magnitudes, and culmination dates of constellations.
3. an annual reference book of facts about countries, sports, entertainment, etc.
[1350–1400; Middle English almenak < Medieval Latin almanach < Spanish Arabic al the + manākh calendar, of uncertain orig.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.almanac - an annual publication including weather forecasts and other miscellaneous information arranged according to the calendar of a given yearalmanac - an annual publication including weather forecasts and other miscellaneous information arranged according to the calendar of a given year
yearly, annual, yearbook - a reference book that is published regularly once every year
2.almanac - an annual publication containing tabular information in a particular field or fields arranged according to the calendar of a given year
yearly, annual, yearbook - a reference book that is published regularly once every year

almanac

noun annual, guide, handbook, guidebook, yearbook, workbook Their Media Yearbook contains an almanac for the next 12 months.
Translations
تَقْوِيم، روزْنَامَه
алманах
kalendář
almanak
almanakka
almanah
almanach
almanak, dagatal
almanachas
almanahsgadagrāmata
almanach
almanacka
almanak

almanac

[ˈɔːlmənæk] Nalmanaque m

almanac

almanack [ˈɔːlmənæk] n
[planets, dates] → almanach m
[particular subject, activity] → almanach m

almanac

nAlmanach m

almanac

[ˈɔːlmənæk] nalmanacco

almanac

(ˈoːlmənӕk) noun
a calendar usually with information about the phases of the moon etc.

almanac

n. almanaque, calendario.
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