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novum

(ˈnəʊvəm)
n
(Gambling, except Cards) obsolete a game played with dice, in which the desired throws were five and nine. Also (more fully): novum quinque
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References in classic literature ?
He had published his great work called the Novum Organum or New Instrument in which he taught men a new way of wisdom.