[ noh-duhs ]

noun,plural no·di [noh-dahy, -dee]. /ˈnoʊ daɪ, -di/.
  1. a difficult or intricate point, situation, plot, etc.

Origin of nodus

1350–1400; Middle English: knot in the flesh <Latin nōdus knot Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use nodus in a sentence

  • The account contains also a charge for painting the bosses (nodi) at the intersection of the moldings that separate the panels.

    The Care of Books | John Willis Clark
  • Nodi: probably swellings of any sort, whether caused by insects or not.

  • “Nodi,” may also have reference to “nod” in the third line of the stanza.

    Y Gododin | Aneurin
  • Cymerwyd gofal mawr yn narlleniad y tafleni, fel yr hyderir nad oes ynddo un gwall gwerth ei nodi.

    A Pocket Dictionary | William Richards

British Dictionary definitions for nodus


/ (ˈnəʊdəs) /

nounplural -di (-daɪ)
  1. a problematic idea, situation, etc

  2. another word for node

Origin of nodus

C14: from Latin: knot

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