nundine

noun
nun·​dine | \ ˈnənˌdīn, -də̇n \
plural -s

Definition of nundine

: a market day held every ninth day according to ancient Roman reckoning

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History and Etymology for nundine

Latin nundinae, plural, market time, literally, nine days, from nundinus of nine days, alteration of novem dies nine days, from novem nine + dies day; from its being held every ninth day of the Roman calendar

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“Nundine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nundine. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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