[ noh-nuh-ree ]

  1. consisting of nine.

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

noun,plural no·na·ries.
  1. a number in a nonary system.

Origin of nonary

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

Words Nearby nonary Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023