A pouncet box, which ever and anon
He gave his nose.
(||A*no"na), n. [NL. Cf. Ananas.] (Bot.) A genus of tropical or subtropical plants of the natural
order Anonaceæ, including the soursop.
(An`o*na"ceous), a. Pertaining to the order of plants including the soursop, custard apple,
(An"o*nym) n. [F. anonyme. See Anonymous.]
1. One who is anonymous; also sometimes used for "pseudonym."
2. A notion which has no name, or which can not be expressed by a single English word. [R.] J. R.
(An`o*nym"i*ty), n. The quality or state of being anonymous; anonymousness; also, that which
He rigorously insisted upon the rights of anonymity.
(A*non"y*mous), a. [Gr. without name; 'an priv. + Eol. for name. See Name.] Nameless; of
unknown name; also, of unknown or unavowed authorship; as, an anonymous benefactor; an anonymous
pamphlet or letter.
(A*non"y*mous*ly) adv. In an anonymous manner; without a name. Swift.
(A*non"y*mous*ness), n. The state or quality of being anonymous. Coleridge.
(An"o*phyte) n. [Gr. 'a`nw upward (fr. 'ana` up) + fyto`n a plant, fy`ein to grow.] (Bot.) A
moss or mosslike plant which cellular stems, having usually an upward growth and distinct leaves.
(||An"o*pla) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. 'a`noplos unarmed.] (Zoöl.) One of the two orders of Nemerteans.
(||An`o*plo*the"ri*um) n. [From Gr. 'a`noplos unarmed
('an priv. + 'o`plon an implement, weapon) + qhri`on beast.] (Paleon.) A genus of extinct quadrupeds
of the order Ungulata, whose were first found in the gypsum quarries near Paris; characterized by the
shortness and feebleness of their canine teeth (whence the name).
(||An`o*plu"ra) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. 'an priv. + 'o`plon weapon, sting + o'yra` tail.] (Zoöl.) A
group of insects which includes the lice.
(An"op`sy) a. 'an priv. + 'o`psis sight.]> (Med.) Want or defect of
(||An`o*rex"i*a An"o*rex`y) n. [Gr. 'an priv. + desire, appetite, desire.] (Med.) Want of appetite,
without a loathing of food. Coxe.