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ancestry one's ancestors collectively; one's family background. [3 definitions]
anchor a heavy device, connected by a cable to a boat or ship, that is dropped to the bottom of a body of water to restrict the vessel's motion. [7 definitions]
anchorage a place where vessels can anchor. [4 definitions]
anchorite one who has withdrawn into seclusion for religious reasons or purposes; hermit.
anchorless combined form of anchor.
anchorman in broadcasting, the main announcer on a news program.
anchorperson the main announcer on a news broadcast.
anchorwoman in broadcasting, a female anchor on a news program.
anchovy any of various small, herringlike fish, used for food and found in the Mediterranean Sea.
anchylose variant of ankylose.
ancien régime (French) the political and social structure of France before the French Revolution in 1789. [2 definitions]
ancient extremely old; existing for many years. [4 definitions]
anciently in times of long ago; of ancient times.
ancient Rome a civilization cultivated by the city-state of Rome from the 8th century B.C.E. through its development as a republic and its collapse as an empire in the 5th century A.D.
ancillary subordinate or secondary. [2 definitions]
ancon a bracket, sometimes ornamental, used to support a molding, shelf, or the like.
-ancy state, condition, or quality.
and with; also; along with; as well as (used to connect words with identical grammatical functions). [3 definitions]
andante moderately slow in tempo (used as a musical direction). [2 definitions]
andantino somewhat faster than andante in tempo (used as a musical direction). [2 definitions]
Andean of, located in, or resembling the Andes.