adad

1 of 2

interjection

archaic
: egad

adad

2 of 2

noun

ˈä-ˌdäd
plural -s
: a coarse fiber made from the stems of pilewort

Word History

Etymology

Interjection

probably by alteration

Noun

probably from Marshallese ādād, a species of Triumfetta

First Known Use

Interjection

1664, in the meaning defined above

Noun

circa 1924, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of adad was in 1664

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“Adad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adad. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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