An annemer is a person who cannot do magic.  Annemer can be used as either a noun ("the annemer") or an adjective ("Mildmay is annemer").  The plural form is also "annemer."

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Behind the scenesEdit

Sarah Monette created the word "annemer" for the Doctrine of Labyrinths series (third question down) and notes that while its etymology "probably has to do with a- being a Greek negating prefix," she doesn't recall the precise intended derivation.