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Meaning of nun

nun

Pronunciation: (nun), [key]
— n.
  1. a woman member of a religious order, esp. one bound by vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.
  2. any of various birds, esp. a domestic variety of pigeon.

nun

Pronunciation: (nn, noon), [key]
— n.
  1. the 14th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
  2. the consonant sound represented by this letter.

nūn

Pronunciation: (noon), [key]
— n.
  1. the 25th letter of the Arabic alphabet.

Nun

Pronunciation: (nn), [key]
— n.
  1. the major channel of the Niger River, in W Africa.

Nun

Pronunciation: (nn), [key]
— n. Egyptian Relig.
  1. Nunu.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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  • nun (Thesaurus)