Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Relating to, or dependent on, the number nine; novenary.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Relating to, or dependent on, the number nine; novenary.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to or depending on the number nine; proceeding by nines.

Etymologies

Latin novenus nine each. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Will make it up with mother Concepcion and a glorious lie between us, sweetness, so as not a novene in all the convent loretos, not my littlest one of all, for mercy’s sake need ever know, what passed our lips or.

    Finnegans Wake

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