Diadem

  • 21Diadem —    The tiara of a king (Ezek. 21:26; Isa. 28:5; 62:3); the turban (Job 29:14). In the New Testament a careful distinction is drawn between the diadem as a badge of royalty (Rev. 12:3; 13:1; 19:12) and the crown as a mark of distinction in private …

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • 22diadem — m IV, D. u, Ms. diademmie; lm M. y «ozdobna opaska na głowę z tkaniny lub szlachetnego metalu, naszywana lub wysadzana drogimi kamieniami; oznaka władzy świeckiej lub kapłańskiej, znana od starożytności; od średniowiecza używana jako ozdoba»… …

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  • 23diadem — UK [ˈdaɪədem] / US [ˈdaɪəˌdem] noun [countable] Word forms diadem : singular diadem plural diadems a metal circle with jewels on it …

    English dictionary

  • 24Diadem — das Diadem, e (Aufbaustufe) sehr kostbarer Stirnschmuck Synonym: Reif Beispiel: Das Diadem wird mit dem Kamm bequem in die festliche Frisur gesteckt …

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  • 25diadem — /duy euh dem /, n. 1. a crown. 2. a cloth headband, sometimes adorned with jewels, formerly worn by Oriental kings. 3. royal dignity or authority. v.t. 4. to adorn with or as if with a diadem; crown. [1250 1300; ME diademe ( < AF) < L diadema <&#8230; …

    Universalium

  • 26diadem — 1. noun /ˈdaɪ.ə.dɛm,ˈdaɪ.ə.dəm/ a) A crown. b) An ornamental headband worn as a badge of royalty. 2. verb /ˈdaɪ.ə.dɛm,ˈdaɪ.ə.dəm/ To …

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  • 27Diadem — 1. Pandesmykke. 2. Diadem, et smykke i form af en halv krone som bæres på panden …

    Danske encyklopædi

  • 28Diadem — Di·a·de̲m das; s, e; ein halbrundes Schmuckstück, das Frauen um die Stirn oder im Haar tragen: ein diamantenbesetztes Diadem …

    Langenscheidt Großwörterbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache

  • 29diadem — [13] A diadem was originally something that was bound round someone’s head. The word comes, via Old French diademe and Latin diadēma, from Greek diádēma; this was a derivative of diadein, a compound verb formed from the prefix dia ‘across’ and&#8230; …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 30diadem — [[t]da͟ɪ͟ədem[/t]] diadems N COUNT A diadem is a small crown with precious stones in it …

    English dictionary

  • 31diadem — noun the queen s jeweled diadem Syn: crown, coronet, tiara, circlet, chaplet; literary coronal …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 32diadem — /ˈdaɪədɛm / (say duyuhdem) noun 1. a crown. 2. a cloth headband, sometimes adorned with jewels, formerly worn by kings in some countries. 3. royal dignity or authority. –verb (t) 4. to adorn with, or as if with, a diadem; crown. {Latin diadēma,&#8230; …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 33diadem — s ( et, diadem) hårprydnad …

    Clue 9 Svensk Ordbok

  • 34diadem — [13] A diadem was originally something that was bound round someone’s head. The word comes, via Old French diademe and Latin diadēma, from Greek diádēma; this was a derivative of diadein, a compound verb formed from the prefix dia ‘across’ and&#8230; …

    Word origins

  • 35diadem — n. & v. n. 1 a crown or headband worn as a sign of sovereignty. 2 a wreath of leaves or flowers worn round the head. 3 sovereignty. 4 a crowning distinction or glory. v.tr. (esp. as diademed adj.) adorn with or as with a diadem. Etymology: ME f.&#8230; …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 36diadem — noun Etymology: Middle English diademe, from Anglo French, from Latin diadema, from Greek diadēma, from diadein to bind around, from dia + dein to bind; akin to Sanskrit dāman rope Date: 13th century 1. a. crown 2; specifically a royal …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 37diadem — Synonyms and related words: O, anklet, annular muscle, annulus, areola, armlet, aureole, bangle, beads, bijou, bracelet, breastpin, brooch, cap of dignity, cap of maintenance, chain, chaplet, charm, chatelaine, circle, circuit, circumference,&#8230; …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 38diadem — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. crown, tiara. See circularity, ornament …

    English dictionary for students

  • 39Diadem — Di|a|dem 〈n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: e〉 Stirn od. Kopfschmuck [Etym.: &LT;grch. diadema »Binde; das um den Turban des Perserkönigs geschlungene blau weiße Band»] …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 40diadem — di|a|dem [ˈdaıədem] n literary [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: Greek diadein to tie around ] a circle of jewels that a queen, princess etc wears on her head …

    Dictionary of contemporary English