Definition of almanac noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    (less frequent almanack) noun
    BrE BrE//ˈɔːlmənæk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔːlmənæk//
    ; BrE BrE//ˈælmənæk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈælmənæk//
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  1. 1a book that is published every year giving information for that year about a particular subject or activity a cricket almanac
  2. 2a book that gives information about the sun, moon, times of the tides (= the rise and fall of the sea level), etc. for each day of the year
  3. Word Originlate Middle English: via medieval Latin from Greek almenikhiaka, of unknown origin.
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