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a combining form occurring in loanwords from Latin, where it meant “well”:
note well; take notice.
Contemporary Examples

Haggling Through the Apocalypse Lee Eisenberg February 26, 2009

Historical Examples

Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 93, August 13, 1887 Various
The Eternal City Hall Caine
Bradford’s History of ‘Plimoth Plantation’ William Bradford
The Two Brothers Honore de Balzac
The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6) John Knox
The Mystic Will Charles Godfrey Leland
The Book of Humorous Verse Various
Flora Adair, Vol. 1 (of 2) A. M. Donelan
The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents, Vol. II: Acadia, 1612-1614 Various

note well; take note Abbreviation NB, N.B., nb, n.b.


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