I. noun Date: 1927 the one of the four ABO blood groups characterized by the presence of antigens designated by the letters A and B and by the absence of antibodies against these antigens II. abbreviation 1. able-bodied seaman 2. airborne 3. airman basic 4. Alberta 5. [New Latin artium baccalaureus] bachelor of arts

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