al·ma·nac /ˈɔlməˌnæk, ˈæl-/
Al·ma·nac n. A book or table, containing a calendar of days, and months, to which astronomical data and various statistics are often added, such as the times of the rising and setting of the sun and moon, eclipses, hours of full tide, stated festivals of churches, terms of courts, etc.
Nautical almanac, an almanac, or year book, containing astronomical calculations (lunar, stellar, etc.), and other information useful to mariners.
n 1: an annual publication including weather forecasts and other
miscellaneous information arranged according to the
calendar of a given year [syn: farmer's calendar]
2: an annual publication containing tabular information in a
particular field or fields arranged according to the
calendar of a given year