[nuhn-uh-ree] /ˈnʌn ə ri/
noun, plural nunneries.
a building or group of buildings for ; convent.
noun (pl) -neries
the convent or religious house of a community of nuns
late 13c., “nunhood,” from nun + -ery. Meaning “convent of nuns” is from c.1300. Meaning “house of ill fame” is attested by 1590s.
- Nunny bag
/ˈnʌnɪ/ noun 1. (Canadian) a small sealskin haversack, used chiefly in Newfoundland
[noo-noo] /ˈnu nu/ noun, Egyptian Religion. 1. a god personifying the ocean, the primeval chaos from which the world was formed.
- Nuoc cham
noun a dipping sauce of nuoc mam (fish sauce), lime juice, sugar, spices, and rice vinegar and used with Vietnamese dishes Examples Nuoc cham is often served with crepes or summer rolls. Word Origin Vietnamese Usage Note cooking
noun 1. an opera in which the arias, ensembles, recitatives, and other sections are clearly separated from one another.