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[noo-muh-nuh, nyoo-] /ˈnu mə nə, ˈnyu-/

plural of .
[noo-min, nyoo-] /ˈnu mɪn, ˈnyu-/
noun, plural numina
[noo-muh-nuh, nyoo-] /ˈnu mə nə, ˈnyu-/ (Show IPA)
divine power or spirit; a deity, especially one presiding locally or believed to inhabit a particular object.
the plural of numen
noun (pl) -mina (-mɪnə)
(esp in ancient Roman religion) a deity or spirit presiding over a thing or place
a guiding principle, force, or spirit

“divine spirit, presiding divinity,” 1620s, from Latin numen “divine will, divinity,” literally “a nod,” from nuere “to nod” (assent); see numinous.


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