• WordNet 3.6
    • n enation a natural projection or outgrowth from a plant body or organ
    • n enation line of descent traced through the maternal side of the family
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Enation (Bot) Any unusual outgrowth from the surface of a thing, as of a petal; also, the capacity or act of producing such an outgrowth.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n enation In botany, the production of outgrowths or appendages upon the surface of an organ.
    • n enation In ethnology, maternal relationship.
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In news:

The Sound Garden hosts Enation .
Enation kind of sounds like a car-insurance company, but it's not.
S enator Kent Conrad of North Dakota is the chairman of the Senate Budget Committee.
S enator John Kerry's call not too long ago for a "regime change" in Washington has created quite a stir.
S ENATE President Pro Tempore Brian Bingman, R-Sapulpa, has made clear that major overhaul of workers' compensation will be a priority for the state Senate next session.
Enator James L Buckley and his Democratic-Liberal opponent, Daniel P Moynihan made their final joint appearance of the campaign yesterday in what turned out to be a debate on issues and an exchange of pleasantries with barbs.

In science:

China eNational Astronomical Observatories of China, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing 100012, P.R.
The TIANSHAN Radio Experiment for Neutrino Detection