nundine

noun

nun·​dine
ˈnənˌdīn,
-də̇n
plural -s
: a market day held every ninth day according to ancient Roman reckoning

Word History

Etymology

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 9 Dec. 2022.

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