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nun

noun \ ˈnən \

Definition of nun

: a woman belonging to a religious order; especially : one under solemn vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience

nunlike

play \ˈnən-ˌlīk\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of nun

Middle English, from Old English nunne, from Late Latin nonna


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nun

noun \ ˈnu̇n \

Definition of nun

: the 14th letter of the Hebrew alphabet — see Alphabet Table

Origin and Etymology of nun

Hebrew nūn


NUN Defined for Kids

nun

noun \ ˈnən \

Definition of nun for Students

: a woman belonging to a religious community and living according to vows

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