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Adam

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noun Ad·am \ˈa-dəm\

Definition of Adam

  1. 1 :  the first man and father by Eve of Cain and Abel

  2. 2 :  the unregenerate nature of man —used especially in the phrase the old Adam

Adam·icplay \ə-ˈda-mik\ or Adam·i·cal play \-mi-kəl\ adjective


Origin of adam

Middle English, from Late Latin, from Greek, from Hebrew Ādhām


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with adam


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Adam

adjective Ad·am

Definition of Adam

  1. :  of, relating to, or being an 18th century decorative style (as of furniture) characterized by straight lines, surface decoration, and conventional designs (as festooned garlands and medallions)



Origin of adam

Robert Adam & James Adam


First Known Use: 1872


Adam

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biographical name Ad·am \ˈa-dəm\

Definition of Adam

  1. Robert 1728–1792 & his bro. James 1730–1794 Scot. architects & furniture designers





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