aenach

noun
aen·​ach
variants: or aonach \ ˈā-​nək , -​nəḵ \
plural -s

Definition of aenach

: an assembly in ancient Ireland for the promulgation of laws and for athletic contests

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First Known Use of aenach

1768, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aenach

Irish Gaelic, from Old Irish ōenach, literally, reunion, from ōen one; akin to Old English ān one

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“Aenach.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aenach. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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