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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The 13th letter of the Greek alphabet.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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  • adjective new
  • interjection Jewish An exclamation of surprise, emphasis, doubt, etc.
  • noun Name for the letter of the Greek alphabet Ν and ν.
  • noun A measure of constringence in lenses or prisms.

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

  • noun the 13th letter of the Greek alphabet

Etymologies

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

[Greek , of Phoenician origin; see nwn in Semitic roots.]

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Corruption of new.

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From Yiddish נו.

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Name for the letter of the Greek alphabet Ν and ν.

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