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anile

adjective \ˈa-ˌnī(-ə)l, ˈā-\

Definition of ANILE

:  of or resembling a doddering old woman; especially :  senile
anil·i·ty \a-ˈni-lə-tē, ā-, ə-\ noun
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Origin of ANILE

Latin anilis, from anus old woman
First Known Use: 1652

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anile

adjective \ˈan-ˌīl, ˈā-ˌnīl\

Medical Definition of ANILE

:  senile
anil·i·ty \a-ˈnil-ət-ē, ā-, ə-\ noun, plural anil·i·ties

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