annal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back formation from annals, borrowed from Middle French, from Latin annales, from annus (year).

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Noun[edit]

annal (plural annals)

  1. 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[1], volume 3, →ISBN:
    In deathless annal! deathless deeds inspire:

Usage notes[edit]

Often used in the plural; see annals for more information.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin annalis, from annus (year).

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Adjective[edit]

annal (feminine singular annale, masculine plural annaux, feminine plural annales)

  1. (law) usable or available only for one year

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