adjective \nō-ˈma-dik\

Definition of NOMADIC

:  of, relating to, or characteristic of nomads <a nomadic tribe>
:  roaming about from place to place aimlessly, frequently, or without a fixed pattern of movement

Examples of NOMADIC

  1. <raised in a nomadic family, she attended half a dozen different high schools>

First Known Use of NOMADIC

circa 1818

Other Anthropology Terms

ectomorph, ethnography, prehistory, yurt


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