Nonadic vs Nomadic - What's the difference?

nonadic | nomadic |


As adjectives the difference between nonadic and nomadic

is that nonadic is of or pertaining to an nonad; ninefold while nomadic is of, or relating to nomads.

nonadic

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • of or pertaining to an nonad; ninefold
  • Usage notes

    *This word has been coined by allusion to tetradic, octadic etc, but has little usage.

    Anagrams

    *

    nomadic

    English

    Alternative forms

    * nomadick (obsolete)

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of, or relating to nomads.
  • Leading a wandering life with no fixed abode; peripatetic, itinerant.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-01-01
  • , author=Paul Bartel, Ashli Moore , title=Avian Migration: The Ultimate Red-Eye Flight , volume=101, issue=1, page=47–48 , magazine= citation , passage=Many of these classic methods are still used, with some modern improvements. For example, with the aid of special microphones and automated sound detection software, ornithologists recently reported […] that pine siskins (Spinus pinus ) undergo an irregular, nomadic type of nocturnal migration.}}

    Anagrams

    *