anadem
noun Etymology: Latin anadema, from Greek anadēma, from anadein to wreathe, from ana- + dein to bind — more at diadem Date: 1598 archaic a wreath for the head ; garland

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  • Anadem — An a*dem, n. [L. anadema, Gr. ?, fr. ? to wreathe; ? up + ? to bind.] A garland or fillet; a chaplet or wreath. Drayton. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anadem — [an′ə dem΄] n. [L anadema < Gr anadēma < anadein, to bind up, wreathe < ana , up + dein, to bind: see DIADEM] Old Poet. a wreath or garland for the head …   English World dictionary

  • anadem — /an euh dem /, n. Archaic. a garland or wreath for the head. [1595 1605; < L anadem(a) headband < Gk, deriv. of anadeîn to bind up (ana ANA + de verbid s. of deîn to bind) + ma n. suffix] * * * …   Universalium

  • anadem — noun /ˈanədɛm/ A headband, especially a garland of flowers. Ada, on the grass, kept trying to make an anadem of marguerites for the dog while Lucette looked on, munching a crumpet …   Wiktionary

  • anadem — n. decorative wreath worn on the head …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anadem — an·a·dem …   English syllables

  • anadem — an•a•dem [[t]ˈæn əˌdɛm[/t]] n. archaic a garland or wreath for the head • Etymology: 1595–1605; < L anadēma headband < Gk …   From formal English to slang

  • anadem —   n. band; wreath; fillet …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • anadem — ˈanəˌdem, dəm noun ( s) Etymology: Latin anadema, from Greek anadēma, from anadein to wreathe, from ana + dein to bind more at diadem archaic : a wreath for the head : garland, chaplet …   Useful english dictionary

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