[ney-tal-i-tee, nuh-] /neɪˈtæl ɪ ti, nə-/
noun (pl) -ties
another name (esp US) for birth rate
late 15c., “birth,” from natal + -ity. Sense of “birth rate” is from 1884, from French natalité, used in the same sense.
natality na·tal·i·ty (nā-tāl’ĭ-tē, nə-)
The ratio of births to the general population; the birth rate.
noun 1. a spiny shrub, Strychnos spinosa, of the logania family, of central and southern Africa, having yellowish-white flowers and edible, berrylike, yellow fruit.
noun 1. a southern African bushy shrub, Carissa grandiflora, of the dogbane family, having forked spines, white flowers, and egg-shaped, red berries. 2. the fruit of this shrub.
[neyt-nt] /ˈneɪt nt/ adjective 1. swimming; floating. 2. Botany. floating on water, as the leaf of an aquatic plant. /ˈneɪtənt/ adjective 1. (of aquatic plants) floating on the water 2. (rare) floating or swimming adj. 1707, from Latin natantem, present participle of natare “to swim,” frequentative of nare “to swim” (see natatorium).
[nuh-tah-shuh] /nəˈtɑ ʃə/ noun 1. a female given name, Russian form of . fem. proper name, from Russian pet form of Natalya (see Natalie).