What does nutant mean?

Definitions for nutant

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word nutant.

Did you actually mean natantia or nationwide?


  1. nutantadjective

    nodding, drooping

    Etymology: From nutans, present active participle of nuto.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nutantadjective

    nodding; having the top bent downward

    Etymology: [L. nutans, p. pr. of nutare to nod, v. intens. fr. nuere (in comp.) to nod; cf. Gr. .]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nutant

    nū′tant, adj. nodding: (bot.) having the top of the stem of the flower-cluster bent downward.—n. Nūtā′tion, a nodding: (astron.) a periodical and constant change of the angle made by the earth's axis, with the ecliptic, caused by the attraction of the moon on the greater mass of matter round the equator: (bot.) the turning of flowers towards the sun. [L. nutāre, to nod.]


  1. Nutant

    nodding; the tip bent toward the horizon.

How to pronounce nutant?

How to say nutant in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nutant in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nutant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Images & Illustrations of nutant

  1. nutantnutantnutantnutantnutant


Find a translation for the nutant definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:

Discuss these nutant definitions with the community:



    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


    "nutant." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 1 Dec. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/nutant>.

    Are we missing a good definition for nutant? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a words master?

    a person with strabismus
    • A. rung
    • B. sundog
    • C. squint-eye
    • D. swag

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for nutant: