Meaning of nonesuch in English:

nonesuch

(also nonsuch)

Pronunciation /ˈnɒnsʌtʃ/

noun

  • 1archaic A person or thing regarded as excellent or perfect.

    utmost, optimum, last word, very limit, height, epitome, peak, pinnacle, acme, apex, apogee, zenith, culmination, perfection, nonpareil, extreme, extremity
  • 2

    (also nonsuch)
    A small Eurasian medick which is widely grown as a constituent of grazing pasture.

    Medicago lupulina, family Leguminosae

Origin

Early 17th century coined on the pattern of nonpareil.