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nodus

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

1350–1400; Middle English: knot in the flesh < Latin nōdus knot
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Examples from the Web for nodi

Historical Examples

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

    Y Gododin

    Aneurin

  • 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.


British Dictionary definitions for nodi

nodus

noun plural -di (-daɪ)
  1. a problematic idea, situation, etc
  2. another word for node
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Word Origin

C14: from Latin: knot
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nodi in Medicine

nodus

(nōdəs)
n. pl. no•di (-dī)
  1. A circumscribed mass of tissue; a node.
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