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numen

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noun nu·men \ˈnü-mən, ˈnyü-\

Definition of numen

plural nu·mi·na play \-mə-nə\

  1. :  a spiritual force or influence often identified with a natural object, phenomenon, or place



Origin of numen

Latin, nod, divine will, numen; akin to Latin nutare to nod, Greek neuein


First Known Use: 1616

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