Definitions for ALMANACˈɔl məˌnæk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. almanac, farmer's calendar(noun)

    an annual publication including weather forecasts and other miscellaneous information arranged according to the calendar of a given year

  2. almanac(noun)

    an annual publication containing tabular information in a particular field or fields arranged according to the calendar of a given year

Wiktionary

  1. almanac(Noun)

    A book or table listing nautical, astronomical, astrological or other events for the year; sometimes, but not essentially, containing historical and statistical information.

  2. Origin: almanach, from almanachus, from > or, from مناخ, from Late ἀλμενιχιακά, probably ultimately of origin. Possibly the central syllable -man- is cognate with moon and month, or else was influenced by mens-, from Proto-Indo-European base *me- (to measure).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Almanac(noun)

    a book or table, containing a calendar of days, and months, to which astronomical data and various statistics are often added, such as the times of the rising and setting of the sun and moon, eclipses, hours of full tide, stated festivals of churches, terms of courts, etc

  2. Origin: [LL. almanac, almanach: cf. F. almanach, Sp. almanaque, It. almanacco, all of uncertain origin.]

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  1. Almanac

    An almanac is an annual publication that includes information such as weather forecasts, farmers' planting dates, tide tables, and tabular information in a particular field or fields often arranged according to the calendar etc. Astronomical data and various statistics are also found in almanacs, such as the times of the rising and setting of the sun and moon, eclipses, hours of full tide, stated festivals of churches, terms of courts, lists of all types, timelines, and more.


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