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nonary

[ noh-nuh-ree ]
/ ˈnoʊ nə ri /
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adjective

consisting of nine.
of, relating to, or noting a numerical system based on the number 9.

noun, plural no·na·ries.

a number in a nonary system.

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Origin of nonary

1660–70; <Latin nōnārius of, belonging to the ninth (hour), equivalent to nōn(us) ninth + -ārius-ary
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