Nama

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noun

Na·​ma
ˈnämə
plural Nama or Namas
1
or less commonly Naman
-ən
: one of a Hottentot people of Great Namaqualand in South-West Africa
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: a dialect of Hottentot

Nama

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Na·​ma
ˈnāmə

taxonomic synonym of hydrolea

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek, stream; akin to Greek nan to flow

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“Nama.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Nama. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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