Definition of ana in English:

ana

noun

archaic
  • 1treated as plural Anecdotes or literary gossip about a person.

    • ‘A collection of gossip was at one time known as an ana.’
  • 2treated as singular A collection of a person's memorable sayings.

    collection, selection, anthology, treasury, compendium, album, corpus, miscellany, pot-pourri
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Origin

Mid 18th century: from -ana.

Pronunciation

ana

/ˈɑːnə/