Noh

noun
\ ˈnō How to pronounce Noh (audio) \
variants: or less commonly
plural Noh also No

Definition of Noh

: classic Japanese dance-drama having a heroic theme, a chorus, and highly stylized action, costuming, and scenery

First Known Use of Noh

1871, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Noh

Japanese , literally, talent

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“Noh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Noh. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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