American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of Scandinavia or its peoples, languages, or cultures.
- adj. Of or relating to a human physical type exemplified by the tall, narrow-headed, light-skinned, blond-haired peoples of Scandinavia. Not in scientific use.
- adj. Sports Of or relating to ski competition featuring ski jumping and cross-country racing.
- n. A person of the Nordic physical type.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In anthropology, of or pertaining to the type of man inhabiting northwestern Europe and characterized by tall stature, blond hair, blue eyes, and elongated head. Also called Teutonic.
- adj. Of or relating to the Nordic countries.
- adj. Of or relating to the light colouring and tall stature of Nordic peoples.
- adj. linguistics Of or relating to the family of North Germanic languages.
- adj. skiing Of or relating to cross-country skiing or ski jumping. (Compare alpine.)
- n. A person of Nordic descent or having features typical of Nordic people.
- n. ufology A race of extraterrestrials similar in appearance to Nordic humans.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. of or pertaining to the inhabitants of Scandinavia.
- adj. Relating to Germany and Scandinavia.
- adj. Resembling the peoples of Scandinavia.
- adj. relating to Germany and Scandinavia
- adj. resembling peoples of Scandinavia
- adj. of or relating to or constituting the Scandinavian group of languages
- n. the northern family of Germanic languages that are spoken in Scandinavia and Iceland
- Unknown, possibly from the French word nord or the Dutch noord, both of which are used to refer to the northward direction. Compare to Old English norþ, the Proto-Germanic *nurþan, *nurþran (“north”), and to the Proto-Indo-European *ner- (“lower, bottom; to sink, shrivel"). (Wiktionary)
- French nordique, from nord, north, from Old French nort, from Old English north; see ner-1 in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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