from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Not: noncombatant.
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- Used in the sense of not, to negate the meaning of the word to which it is prefixed.
- Prevocalic form of nona-
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A prefix used in the sense of not; un-; in-; as in nonattention, or non-attention, nonconformity, nonmetallic, nonsuit.
Middle English, from Old French, from Latin nōn, not; see ne in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin non, from Old Latin noenu, noenum, from neoenum ("not one"). See none. (Wiktionary)
From Latin nona ("nine"). (Wiktionary)