Nundinary
Nundinal Nun"di*nal, Nundinary Nun"di*na*ry, a. [L. nundinalis, nundinarius, fr. nundinae the market day, the weekly market, prop., the ninth day, fr. nundinus belonging to nine days; novem nine + dies day: cf. F. nundinal.] Of or pertaining to a fair, or to a market day. [1913 Webster]

{Nundinal letter}, among the Romans, one of the first eight letters of the alphabet, which were repeated successively from the first to the last day of the year. One of these always expressed the market day, which returned every nine days (every eight days by our reckoning). [1913 Webster]


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  • Nundinal — Nun di*nal, Nundinary Nun di*na*ry, a. [L. nundinalis, nundinarius, fr. nundinae the market day, the weekly market, prop., the ninth day, fr. nundinus belonging to nine days; novem nine + dies day: cf. F. nundinal.] Of or pertaining to a fair, or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nundinal letter — Nundinal Nun di*nal, Nundinary Nun di*na*ry, a. [L. nundinalis, nundinarius, fr. nundinae the market day, the weekly market, prop., the ninth day, fr. nundinus belonging to nine days; novem nine + dies day: cf. F. nundinal.] Of or pertaining to a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nundinate — Nun di*nate, v. i. [L. nundinatus, p. p. of nundinary to attend fairs, to traffic. See {Nundinal}, a.] To buy and sell at fairs or markets. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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