Adhamant Ad*ha"mant, a. [From L. adhamare to catch; ad + hamus hook.] Clinging, as by hooks. [1913 Webster]

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  • adhamant — (ˈ)ad|hāmənt adjective Etymology: Latin adhamant , adhamans, present participle of adhamare to catch, secure, perhaps from ad + hamus hook : clinging as if by hooks used especially of the feet of certain birds (as the swifts) …   Useful english dictionary

  • adhamant — ad·ha·mant …   English syllables

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