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3 definitions found
 for Ana-
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ana- \An"a-\ [Gr. 'ana` on; in comp., on, up, upwards.]
     A prefix in words from the Greek, denoting up, upward,
     throughout, backward, back, again, anew.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  ana \a"na\ ([=a]"n[.a]), adv. [Gr. 'ana` (used distributively).]
     (Med.)
     Of each; an equal quantity; as, wine and honey, ana (or,
     contracted, aa) two ounces, [ounceap] ij., that is, of wine
     and honey, each, two ounces. --AS
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           An apothecary with a . . . long bill of anas. --Dryden.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  -ana \-a"na\ (-[=a]"n[.a]). [The neut. pl. ending of Latin
     adjectives in -anus.]
     A suffix to names of persons or places, used to denote a
     collection of notable sayings, literary gossip, anecdotes,
     etc. Thus, Scaligerana is a book containing the sayings of
     Scaliger, Johnsoniana of Johnson, etc.
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     Note: Used also as a substantive; as, the French anas.
  
                 It has been said that the table-talk of Selden is
                 worth all the ana of the Continent. --Hallam.
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