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ˈni gəsne·gus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. negusnoun

    wine and hot water with sugar and lemon juice and nutmeg

Wiktionary

  1. Negusnoun

    A ruler of Ethiopia or of a province of Ethiopia; specifically, the supreme ruler of Ethiopia before 1974.

    Etymology: Named from Colonel Francis Negus (died 1732), its creator.

  2. Negusnoun

    An English surname of unknown derivation

    Etymology: Named from Colonel Francis Negus (died 1732), its creator.

  3. negusnoun

    A drink of wine, lemon, sugar, nutmeg and hot water.

    Etymology: Named from Colonel Francis Negus (died 1732), its creator.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Negusnoun

    a beverage made of wine, water, sugar, nutmeg, and lemon juice; -- so called, it is said, from its first maker, Colonel Negus

Freebase

  1. Negus

    Negus is a title in the Afro-Asiatic Ge'ez, Tigrinya, Tigre and Amharic languages. It denotes a King, as the Bahri Negasi of the Medri Bahri Kingdom in pre-1890 Eritrea and the Negus in pre-1974 Ethiopia. The title has subsequently been used to translate the word "King" in Biblical and other literature.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Negus

    nē′gus, n. a beverage of either port or sherry with hot water, sweetened and spiced. [Said to be so called from Colonel Negus, its first maker, in the reign of Queen Anne.]

  2. Negus

    nē′gus, n. the title of the kings of Abyssinia.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Negus

    Hot spiced wine, originally concocted by Colonel Negus in the reign of Queen Anne.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of negus in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of negus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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    a blue dye obtained from plants or made synthetically
    • A. anil
    • B. dint
    • C. peccadillo
    • D. nitrile

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