[nahyn-ban-did] /ˈnaɪnˌbæn dɪd/
an armadillo, Dasypus novemcinctus, of the southern U.S. to Argentina, having nine hinged bands of bony plates, the female of which usually gives birth to quadruplets that are always of the same sex.
[nahyn-bahrk] /ˈnaɪnˌbɑrk/ noun 1. any of several shrubs belonging to the genus Physocarpus, of the rose family, having that separates into thin layers.
[nahyn–i-lev-uh n] /ˈnaɪn ɪˈlɛv ən/ 1. September 11, 2001: the day on which Islamic terrorists, believed to be part of the Al-Qaeda network, hijacked four commercial airplanes and crashed two of them into the World Trade Center in New York City and a third one into the Pentagon in Virginia: the fourth plane crashed into […]
[adjective nahyn-fohld; adverb nahyn-fohld] /adjective ˈnaɪnˌfoʊld; adverb ˈnaɪnˈfoʊld/ adjective 1. nine times as great or as much. 2. having nine elements or parts. adverb 3. in a ninefold manner or measure; to or by nine times as much: to increase one’s income ninefold. /ˈnaɪnˌfəʊld/ adjective 1. equal to or having nine times as many or […]
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