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  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.]

Entomology

  1. Nutant

    nodding; the tip bent toward the horizon.

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Numerology

  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

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