/nooh"bee euhn, nyooh"-/, n.
1. a member of any of the various peoples inhabiting Nubia.
2. the Nilo-Saharan language of the Nubians.
3. a Nubian or black slave.
4. a Nubian horse.
5. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of Nubia, its people, or their language.
[1350-1400; ME; see NUBI(A), -AN]

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