Definition of Nun. Meaning of Nun. Synonyms of Nun

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Definition of Nun

Nun
Nun Nun, n. [OE. nunne, AS. nunne, fr. L. nonna nun, nonnus monk; cf. Gr. ?, ?; of unknown origin. Cf. Nunnery.] 1. A woman devoted to a religious life, who lives in a convent, under the three vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. They holy time is quiet as a nun Breathless with adoration. --Wordsworth. 2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A white variety of domestic pigeons having a veil of feathers covering the head. (b) The smew. (c) The European blue titmouse. Gray nuns (R. C. Ch.), the members of a religious order established in Montreal in 1745, whence branches were introduced into the United States in 1853; -- so called from the color or their robe, and known in religion as Sisters of Charity of Montreal. Nun buoy. See under Buoy.

Meaning of Nun from wikipedia

- Nuns A nun is a member of a religious community of women, typically living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience in the enclosure of a monastery...
- A nun is a member of a religious community of women. Nun, Nuns or NUN may also refer to: Nun (biblical figure) Nun (letter), in many Semitic alphabets...
- The Nun may refer to: The Nun, in French La Religieuse, an anti-Catholic novel by Denis Diderot, 1760 The Nun, an anti-Catholic novel by Mary Martha Sherwood...
- The Nun is a 2018 American gothic supernatural horror film directed by Corin Hardy and written by Gary Dauberman, from a story by Dauberman and James...
- Warrior Nun is an American fantasy drama web television series created by Simon Barry based on the comic book character Warrior Nun Areala by Ben Dunn...
- Sœur Sourire (French for ''Sister Smile'') and often called The Singing Nun in English-speaking countries, was a Belgian singer-songwriter and a member...
- Nun is the fourteenth letter of the Semitic abjads, including Phoenician Nūn , Hebrew Nun נ‎, Aramaic Nun , Syriac Nūn ܢܢ, and Arabic Nūn ن (in abjadi...
- The Flying Nun is an American sitcom produced by Screen Gems for ABC based on the 1965 book The Fifteenth Pelican, written by Tere Rios. It starred Sally...
- Warrior Nun Areala is a manga-style Canadian comic book character created by Ben Dunn and published by Antarctic Press, first appearing in Warrior Nun Areala...
- Blue Nun is a German wine brand launched by the company H. Sichel Söhne (Mainz) in 1923 with the 1921 vintage, and which between the 1950s and 1980s was...
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