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Negritude (sometimes l.c.) an awareness by blacks of their historical and cultural heritage, and an ideological affirmation of its value.
Negro (outdated; now sometimes considered offensive) a Black person. [2 definitions]
Negroid (outdated; considered offensive; no longer in scientific use) of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a member of a human racial group originating in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly characterized by having dark skin. [2 definitions]
negus a beverage made of wine, hot water, lemon juice, nutmeg, and sugar.
Nehemiah according to the Old Testament, a Hebrew leader of the fifth century B.C. [2 definitions]
neigh to make the long, high-pitched sound of a horse; whinny. [2 definitions]
neighbor a person who lives close to someone else. [7 definitions]
neighborhood the area or district near some place or thing, or a local area that has distinguishing characteristics. [3 definitions]
neighboring situated near or adjacent.
neighborly relating to or characteristic of neighbors; friendly.
neighbour a spelling of "neighbor" used in Canada and Britain. See "neighbor" for more information.
neighbourhood a spelling of "neighborhood" used in Canada and Britain. See "neighborhood" for more information.
neighbourly a spelling of "neighborly" used in Canada and Britain. See "neighborly" for more information.
neither not either (usu. fol. by "nor"). [3 definitions]
neither here nor there irrelevant or immaterial; without significance.
nelson any of several wrestling holds in which the arm is passed under that of the opponent from behind and the hand is pressed against his head, neck, or arm.
Nelson Mandela South African statesman, anti-apartheid activist, and Nobel Peace Prize winner, who was held as a political prisoner for 27 years and became the first democratically elected and first black President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999 (b. 1918).
nematode an unsegmented, usu. parasitic worm having an elongated, cylindrical body; roundworm.
nemesis that which one cannot beat, conquer, or succeed at; cause or agent of one's often repeated downfall. [3 definitions]
nemo me impune lacessit (Latin) no one attacks me with impunity (motto of Scotland).
neo- (sometimes cap.) recent; new; later.