a person or thing that must not be touched or interfered with.
a picture representing Jesus appearing to Mary Magdalene after his resurrection.
Also no·li-me-tan·ge·re. the touch-me-not.
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How to use noli me tangere in a sentence
This quality is expressed twice over in the Latin name Impatiens noli-me-tangere.Springtime and Other Essays | Francis Darwin
Noli-me-tangere, the Scotch fiddle, or other contagious disease.The Slang Dictionary | John Camden Hotten
True, she had her lovely little serene, holy, noli-me-tangere air; but I thought that would pass.A House-Party | Ouida
British Dictionary definitions for noli-me-tangere
a warning against interfering or against touching a person or thing
a work of art depicting Christ appearing to Mary Magdalene after His Resurrection
another name for touch-me-not
a cancerous ulcer affecting soft tissue and bone
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