Definition of ana in English:

ana

noun

Archaic
  • 1[treated as plural] Anecdotes or literary gossip about a person.

    • ‘A collection of gossip was at one time known as an ana.’
  • 2[treated 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/