plural -s
: an unknown person : stranger
: a large oily soft-fleshed food fish (Stenodus leucichthys) related to the whitefish and found in Alaska, northwestern Canada, and adjoining Siberian waters

Word History


French, from in- in- entry 1 + connu, past participle of connaître to know, from Latin cognoscere

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“Inconnu.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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