Definition of Nandine

1. n. An African carnivore (Nandinia binotata), allied to the civets. It is spotted with black.



Definition of Nandine

1. a West African civet [n -S]

Medical Definition of Nandine

1. An African carnivore (Nandinia binotata), allied to the civets. It is spotted with black. Origin: Native name. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nandine

nanaomycin
nanaomycin B synthetase
nanaomycin D reductase
nanas
nances
nanchon
nanchons
nancies
nancified
nancy pants
nandin
nandina
nandinas
nandine (current term)
nandines
nandins
nandoo
nandoos
nandrolone
nandrolone phenylpropionate
nandrolones
nandu
nandus
nane
naner
nang
nangry
nangs

Literary usage of Nandine

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1. The Monthly Religious Magazine by Frederic Dan Huntington (1848)
"So the " nandine " was given, and the Dr. took his leave. Dr. — had been reading several hydropathic works, and it was not strange that, under the influence ..."

2. The Bernstorff Papers: The Life of Count Albrecht Von Bernstorff by Albrecht Bernstorff (1908)
"... the Countess nandine, but of his father's character there is only one mention. A high standard of mental culture prevailed in the Bernstorff circle, ..."

3. Wood's Animal Kingdom: Illustrated by John George Wood (1870)
"PASSING by several curious animals, we arrive at the pretty little creature which is known by the name of nandine. On account of the double row of spots ..."

4. Terry's Japanese Empire by Thomas Philip Terry (1914)
"... the creeping Glycine, with its hanging clusters of blue flowers, the evergreen nandine, with its red berries, the so-called seven autumn weeds, ..."

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