alant

noun

al·​ant
ˈa-lənt,
ə-ˈlant
plural -s

Word History

Etymology

German, from Old High German, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin iluna, alteration of Latin inula

First Known Use

1852, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of alant was in 1852

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“Alant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/alant. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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