2. (R. C. Ch.) The day on which Mass is said yearly for the soul of a deceased person; the commemoration
of some sacred event, as the dedication of a church or the consecration of a pope.
3. The celebration which takes place on an anniversary day. Dryden.
(An"ni*verse) n. [L. anni versus the turning of a year.] Anniversary. [Obs.] Dryden.
(An"no*da`ted) a. [L. ad to + nodus a knot.] (Her.) Curved somewhat in the form of the
letter S. Cussans.
(||An"no Dom"i*ni) [L., in the year of [our] Lord [Jesus Christ]; usually abbrev. a. d.] In
the year of the Christian era; as, a. d. 1887.
(An*nom"i*nate) v. t. To name. [R.]
(An*nom`i*na"tion) n. [L. annominatio. See Agnomination.]
1. Paronomasia; punning.
2. Alliteration. [Obs.] Tyrwhitt.
(An"no*tate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Annotated; p. pr. & vb. n. Annotating.] [L. annotatus; p. p.
of annotare to annotate; ad + notare to mark, nota mark. See Note, n.] To explain or criticize by
notes; as, to annotate the works of Bacon.
(An"no*tate), v. i. To make notes or comments; with on or upon.
(An`no*ta"tion) n. [L. annotatio: cf. F. annotation.] A note, added by way of comment, or
explanation; usually in the plural; as, annotations on ancient authors, or on a word or a passage.
(An`no*ta"tion*ist), n. An annotator. [R.]
(An"no*ta*tive) a. Characterized by annotations; of the nature of annotation.
(An"no*ta`tor) n. [L.] A writer of annotations; a commentator.
(An*no"ta*to*ry) a. Pertaining to an annotator; containing annotations. [R.]
(An"no*tine) n. [L. annotinus a year old.] (Zoöl.) A bird one year old, or that has once molted.
(An*not"i*nous) a. [L. annotinus, fr. annus year.] (Bot.) A year old; in Yearly growths.
(An*not"to Ar*not"to) n. [Perh. the native name.] A red or yellowish-red dyeing material, prepared
from the pulp surrounding the seeds of a tree (Bixa orellana) belonging to the tropical regions of America.
It is used for coloring cheese, butter, etc. [Written also Anatto, Anatta, Annatto, Annotta, etc.]
(An*nounce") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Announced ; p. pr. & vb. n. Announcing ] [OF. anoncier,
F. annoncer, fr. L. annuntiare; ad + nuntiare to report, relate, nuntius messenger, bearer of news.
See Nuncio, and cf. Annunciate.]
1. To give public notice, or first notice of; to make known; to publish; to proclaim.
Her [Q. Elizabeth's] arrival was announced through the country by a peal of cannon from the ramparts.
2. To pronounce; to declare by judicial sentence.
Publish laws, announce
Or life or death.