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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Medieval Latin
Origin: almanach, probably from Arabic al-manakh 'the calendar'

almanac

noun
     
al‧ma‧nac , almanack old-fashioned [countable]
HE a book produced each year containing information about a particular subject, especially a sport, or important dates, times etc:
a football almanac
a nautical almanac

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