- (noun) The typical genus of the family Nabidæ. There are few American species. The British species, N. lativentris, in its early stages of growth greatly resembles an ant.
- (plural-noun) a group of French artists much influenced by Gauguin, including Bonnard and Vuillard, who reacted against the naturalism of the impressionists
"The nabis of Israel, organized in groups or schools, had great influence."
"Quamquam praterea eavoxnonfatislatina nabis, quemadmodumnecaliiscompluribm, Pideba tur."
"& proelamationis publicum edi£lum ac citationen? tnhexam alias a nabis & noftroauditorio decretum"
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