Back formation from annals, borrowed from Middle French, from Latin annales, from annus (“year”).
annal (plural annals)
- The record of a single event or item.
1805, Edward Young, The Poetical Works of the Reverend Dr. Ed. Young: with the life of the author, volume 3, →ISBN:
- In deathless annal! deathless deeds inspire:
Often used in the plural; see annals for more information.
record of a single event or item
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Borrowed from Latin annalis, from annus (“year”).
annal (feminine singular annale, masculine plural annaux, feminine plural annales)
- (law) usable or available only for one year