Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word canon. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in canon.
Definitions and meaning of canon
Borrowed from Old Frenchcanon, from Latincanōn, from Ancient Greekκανών(kanṓn, “measuring rod, standard”), akin to κάννα(kánna, “reed”), from Semitic (compare Hebrewקָנֶה (qane, “reed”) and Arabicقَنَاة (qanāh, “reed”)). See also cane.
enPR: kăn'ən, IPA(key): /ˈkæn.ən/
A generally accepted principle; a rule.
The trial must proceed according to the canons of law.
A group of literary works that are generally accepted as representing a field.
(Can we date this quote?), William Styron, "Irwin Shaw", in My Generation: Collected Nonfiction (2015), page 456
the durable canon of American short fiction
The works of a writer that have been accepted as authentic.
the entire Shakespeare canon
A eucharistic prayer, particularly the Roman Canon.
A religious law or body of law decreed by the church.
We must proceed according to canon law.
A catalogue of saints acknowledged and canonized in the Roman Catholic Church.
In monasteries, a book containing the rules of a religious order.
A member of a cathedral chapter; one who possesses a prebend in a cathedral or collegiate church.
A piece of music in which the same melody is played by different voices, but beginning at different times; a round.
Pachelbel’s Canon has become very popular.
(Roman law) A rent or stipend payable at some regular time, generally annual, e.g., canon frumentarius
(fandom) Those sources, especially including literary works, which are considered part of the main continuity regarding a given fictional universe.
A spin-off book series revealed the aliens to be originally from Earth, but it's not canon.
2014, Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars
Meanwhile, having learned the whereabouts of the Death Star's plans, the rebels send their best platypus agent to obtain them, in hopes of finding a weakness. And none of this is canon, so just relax.
(cooking) A rolled and filleted loin of meat; also called cannon.
a canon of beef or lamb
(printing, dated) A large size of type formerly used for printing the church canons, standardized as 48-point.
The part of a bell by which it is suspended; the ear or shank of a bell.
(Can we find and add a quotation of Knight to this entry?)
(billiards) A carom.
(48-point type):French canon
From Middle Englishcanoun, ultimately from Latincanonicus (either by shortening or back-formation from Old Englishcanonic, or via Anglo-Normanchanoine).
A clergy member serving a cathedral or collegiate church.
A canon regular, a member of any of several Roman Catholic religious orders.
Alternative spelling of qanun
“canon” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2020.
Ancon, Conan, ancon
From Ancient Greekκανών(kanṓn, “measuring rod, standard”), akin to κάννα(kánna, “reed”), perhaps from Semitic (compare Hebrewקנה (qaneh, “reed”)).
canonm (pluralcanons, diminutivecanonnetjen)
canon(set of representative or pre-eminent literary works)
(chiefly Christianity)canon(set of authoritative religious books, especially those constituting the Bible)
(music)canon(round, music piece consisting of the same melody sung by different voices)
(Roman Catholicism)canon(part of a mass following the Sanctus up to the end of the Pater Noster, consisting mostly of prayers)
From Old Frenchcanon, from canne + -on, corresponding to Italian cannone.
cannon, (big) gun
barrel (of firearm)
cannon for a horse.
From Old Frenchcanon, borrowed from Latincanōn, from Ancient Greekκανών(kanṓn, “measuring rod, standard”).
The 'attractive person' sense comes from an ellipsis of canon de beauté.