(Article is taken from Yu-gi-oh wiki)

"Nomi" (「のみ」) is a special term that refers to some monsters. If a monster is a "nomi monster", then it means that the monster cannot be Normal Summoned or Set. It can neither be Special Summoned except by fulfilling a special requirement. Examples of Nomi monsters include "", "", and "". You can identify a nomi monster because it will have, "This card cannot be Normal Summoned or Set. This card cannot be Special Summoned except by..." in its text.

There is also a type of monster called "Semi-Nomi".

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