alcanna

noun
al·​can·​na | \ al-ˈka-nə\
plural -s

Definition of alcanna

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

First Known Use of alcanna

circa 1956, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for alcanna

Spanish alcana henna (shrub)

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about alcanna

Dictionary Entries near alcanna

alcalde

alcamine

Alcamo

alcanna

alcarraza

alcatras

Alcatraz

Statistics for alcanna

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for alcanna

The first known use of alcanna was circa 1956

See more words from the same year

Comments on alcanna

What made you want to look up alcanna? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

of or relating to the heavens

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Summer 2019 Words of the Day Quiz

  • a-bowl-of-peach-sorbet-with-cut-peaches-next-to-it
  • Which is a synonym of desideratum?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!