Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The 13th letter of the Greek alphabet. See Table at alphabet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. new
  • n. Name for the letter of the Greek alphabet Ν and ν.
  • n. A measure of constringence in lenses or prisms.
  • interj. An exclamation of surprise, emphasis, doubt, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The 13th letter of the Greek alphabet (ν).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An early Middle English form of now.
  • n. The Greek letter v, corresponding to the English n.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the 13th letter of the Greek alphabet

Etymologies

Greek , of Phoenician origin; see nwn in Semitic roots.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Name for the letter of the Greek alphabet Ν and ν. (Wiktionary)
From Yiddish נו. (Wiktionary)
Corruption of new. (Wiktionary)

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