Anoüs

noun

An·​o·​üs
ˈanəwəs
: a genus of terns with a short tail and dark plumage found in warm countries see noddy sense 2a

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek anoos, anous silly, from a- a- entry 2 + noos, nous mind

First Known Use

1826, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Anoüs was in 1826

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“Anoüs.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ano%C3%BCs. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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