anna

noun
an·​na | \ ˈä-nə How to pronounce anna (audio) \

Definition of anna

1 : a former monetary unit of Burma, India, and Pakistan equal to ¹/₁₆ rupee
2 : a coin representing one anna

First Known Use of anna

1708, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for anna

Hindi & Urdu ānā

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“Anna.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anna. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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