pro re nata
[proh re nah-tah; English proh ree ney-tuh, rey]
- for an unforeseen need or contingency.
Origin of pro re nata
literally, for a thing born
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Examples from the Web for nata
Darwin mentions a remarkable breed of cows called the nata or niata.The Western World
The Prince and the sailor Nata tried to hold the boat as nearly stationary as might be.
Nata quickly obeyed, and Raiden passed the rope under his arms.
"That poor fellow is about done for," said Nata, pushing off from the junk.
They undressed him; Nata took off his outer garment and wrapped the boy in it.