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nan

[nahn] /nɑn/
noun
1.
naan.

Nan

[nan] /næn/
noun
1.
a word formerly used in communications to represent the letter N.
2.
a female given name.

nan-

1.
variant of nano- before a vowel:
nanoid.
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British Dictionary definitions for nan

nan

/næn/
noun
1.
a child's words for grandmother
Word Origin
see nanny; compare Greek nanna aunt, Medieval Latin nonna old woman
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Word Origin and History for nan

Nan

fem. proper name, usually a familiar form of Ann before the 20c. rise in popularity of Nancy. From c.1700 as a characteristic name for a serving maid. As short for nanny, etc., from 1940.

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