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noel[edit]

Noun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

F. <ets>noël</ets>, L. <ets>natalis</ets> birthday, fr. <ets>natalis</ets> natal. See Natal

  1. Same as Nowel.

noematic, Noematical[edit]

<hw>

Adjective[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Gr. the understanding. See Noetic

  1. Of or pertaining to the understanding. (Obsolete)

Cudworth

noemics[edit]

Noun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Gr. the understanding. See Noetic

  1. The science of the understanding; intellectual science.

noetian[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. (Eccl. Hist.): One of the followers of [[Noetus, who lived in the third century. He denied the distinct personality of the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.

noetic, Noetical[edit]

<hw>

Adjective[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Gr. , fr. to perceive, mind, intellect.]

  1. Of or pertaining to the intellect; intellectual.

I would employ the word noetic to express all those cognitions which originate in the mind itself. Sir W. Hamilton

nof[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contr. fr. <ets>ne of</ets>.]

  1. Not of; nor of. (Obsolete)

noie[edit]

v. t. <def>To annoy. See Noy. (Obsolete)

noier[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. An annoyer. (Obsolete)

Tusser

noisette[edit]

Noun[edit]

  1. (Bot.): A hybrid rose produced in 1817, by a French gardener, [[Noisette, of Charleston, South Carolina, from the China rose and the musk rose. It has given rise to many fine varieties, as the <stype>Lamarque</stype>, the <stype>Marechal (or Marshal) Niel</stype>, and the <stype>Cloth of gold</stype>. Most roses of this class have clustered flowers and are of vigorous growth.

P. Henderson

noli-me-tangere[edit]

Noun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

L., touch me not.]

  1. (Bot.)</fld> <sd>(a)</sd> <def>Any plant of a genus of herbs (<spn>Impatiens</spn>) having capsules which, if touched when ripe, discharge their seeds. -- See Impatiens. <sd>(b)</sd> <def>The squirting cucumber. See under Cucumber.
  1. (Med.): A name formerly applied to several varieties of ulcerous cutaneous diseases, but now restricted to <altname>Lupus exedens</altname>, an ulcerative affection of the nose.

nom[edit]

Noun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

F. See Noun

  1. Name.

<cs><col>Nom de guerre</col> (), <cd>literally, war name; hence, a fictitious name, or one assumed for a time.</cd> -- <col>Nom de plume</col> (), <cd>literally, pen name; hence, a name assumed by an author as his or her signature.</cd></cs>

noma[edit]

Noun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

NL., fr. Gr. , lit., a feeding. See Name

  1. (Med.): See Canker, n., 1.

nomad[edit]

Noun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

L. <ets>nomas</ets>, <ets>-adis</ets>, Gr. , , pasturing, roaming without fixed home, fr. a pasture, allotted abode, fr. to distribute, allot, drive to pasture; prob. akin to AS. <ets>niman</ets> to take, and E. <ets>nimble</ets>: cf. F. <ets>nomade</ets>. Cf. Astronomy, Economy, Nimble, Nemesis, Numb, Number

  1. One of a race or tribe that has no fixed location, but wanders from place to place in search of pasture or game.

nomad[edit]

Adjective[edit]

  1. Roving; nomadic.

nomade[edit]

Noun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

F.]

  1. See Nomad, n.

nomancy[edit]

Noun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cf. F. <ets>nomancie</ets>, <ets>nomance</ets>, abbrev. fr. <ets>onomancie</ets>. See Onomancy

  1. The art or practice of divining the destiny of persons by the letters which form their names.

no-man's land[edit]

  1. (Naut.): A space amidships used to keep blocks, ropes, etc.; a space on a ship belonging to no one in particular to care for.
  1. Fig.: An unclaimed space or time.

That no-man's land of twilight. W. Black

nomarch[edit]

Noun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Gr. a district + <ets>-arch</ets>.]

  1. The chief magistrate of a nome or nomarchy.

nomarchy[edit]

n.; <plu>pl. <plw>Nomarchies</plw> ().</plu> <def>A province or territorial division of a kingdom, under the rule of a nomarch, as in modern Greece; a nome.

nombles[edit]

n. pl.

Etymology[edit]

F. <ets>nombles</ets>, fr. L. <ets>lumbulus</ets>, dim. of <ets>lumbus</ets> a loin. Cf. Numbles, Umbles, Humbles

  1. The entrails of a deer; the umbles. <altsp>[Written also <asp>numbles</asp>.]</altsp>

Johnson

nombril[edit]

Noun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

F. <ets>nombril</ets>, for OF. <ets>lombril</ets>, i. e., <ets>ombril</ets>, with the article, a dim. fr. L. <ets>umbilicus</ets> the navel. See Navel

  1. (Her.): A point halfway between the fess point and the middle base point of an escutcheon; -- called also <altname>navel point</altname>. See Escutcheon.

nome[edit]

Noun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Gr. , fr. to deal out, distribute.]

  1. A province or political division, as of modern Greece or ancient Egypt; a nomarchy.
  1. Any melody determined by inviolable rules. (Obsolete)

nome[edit]

Noun[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cf. Binomial

  1. (Alg.)</fld> (Obsolete) <def>See Term.

nome, Nomen[edit]

<hw>, obs. p. p. <def>of Nim.

Chaucer