Definition of nonesuch in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnɒnsʌtʃ/
(also nonsuch)


1 archaic A person or thing regarded as excellent or perfect.
2 (usually nonsuch) A small Eurasian medick which is widely grown as a constituent of grazing pasture.
  • Medicago lupulina, family Leguminosae.


Early 17th century: coined on the pattern of nonpareil.

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