nemo

[nee-moh]
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noun, plural ne·mos. Radio and Television.


Nearby words

  1. nemertean,
  2. nemesia,
  3. nemesis,
  4. nemine contradicente,
  5. nemine dissentiente,
  6. nemo me impune lacessit,
  7. nemophila,
  8. nemoricole,
  9. nemrod,
  10. nemunas

Origin of nemo

1935–40, Americanism; perhaps < Latin nēmō nobody, reinforced by sound association with remote

nemo me impune lacessit

[ne-moh me im-poo-ne lah-kes-sit; English nee-moh mee im-pyoo-nee luh-ses-it]

Latin.

no one attacks me with impunity: motto of Scotland.
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Word Origin and History for nemo

nemo

n.

Latin, literally "no man, no one, nobody."

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper