Dictionary > Nomads

Nomads

nomad
One of a race or tribe that has no fixed location, but wanders from place to place in search of pasture or game.
Origin: L. Nomas, -adis, Gr, pasturing, roaming without fixed home, fr. A pasture, allotted abode, fr. To distribute, allot, drive to pasture; prob. Akin to AS. Niman to take, and E. Nimble: cf. F. Nomade. Cf. Astronomy, Economy, Nimble, Nemesis, Numb, Number.
Roving; nomadic.


You will also like...

Physiological Homeostasis
Physiological Homeostasis

Homeostasis is essential to maintain conditions within the tolerable limits. Otherwise, the body will fail to function p..

Mātauranga Māori and Science Collaboration
Mātauranga Māori and Science

Mātauranga Māori is the living knowledge system of the indigenous people of New Zealand, including the relationships t..

Digestion and Absorption of Food
Digestion and Absorption of Food

The gastrointestinal system breaks down particles of ingested food into molecular forms by enzymes through digestion and..

Genetic Mutations
Chromosome Mutations – II

This tutorial is a continuation of the first lesson on chromosomal mutation. Here, find out the chromosomal aberrations ..

Transpiration
Water in Plants

The movement of molecules (specifically, water and solutes) is vital to the understanding of plant processes. This tuto..

human brain structure
The Conscious & Unconscious Nervous System

This tutorial elaborates on how the nervous system works, particularly at the tissue level of the brain. There are three..