Definition for NOME

NOME, n. [Gr. νομος.]

  1. A province or tract of country; an Egyptian government or division. Maurice.
  2. In the ancient Greek music, any melody determined by inviolable rules. Cyc.
  3. [L. nomen.] In algebra, a quantity with a sign prefixed or added to it, by which it is connected with another quantity, upon which the whole becomes a binomial, trinomial, and the like. Cyc.
  4. [Gr. νεμω, to eat.] In surgery, a phagedenic ulcer, or species of herpes.

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