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an·a 1(ăn′ə, ä′nə)
n. pl. ana or an·as
1. A collection of various materials that reflect the character of a person or place: definitive ana of the early American West.
2. An item in such a collection.
[From New Latin -āna, as in titles of such collections; see -ana.]
Both in the same quantity; of each. Used to refer to ingredients in prescriptions.
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|Noun||1.||Anas - type genus of the Anatidae: freshwater ducks|
bird genus - a genus of birds
Anatidae, family Anatidae - swimming birds having heavy short-legged bodies and bills with a horny tip: swans; geese; ducks
Anas platyrhynchos, mallard - wild dabbling duck from which domestic ducks are descended; widely distributed
teal - any of various small short-necked dabbling river ducks of Europe and America
Anas penelope, widgeon, wigeon - freshwater duck of Eurasia and northern Africa related to mallards and teals
Anas clypeata, shoveler, shoveller, broadbill - freshwater duck of the northern hemisphere having a broad flat bill
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