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Adam

noun Ad·am \ ˈa-dəm \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of Adam

1 : the first man and father by Eve of Cain and Abel
2 : the unregenerate nature of man used especially in the phrase the old Adam

Adamic

play \ə-ˈda-mik\ or Adamical play \-mi-kəl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of adam

Late Latin, borrowed from Hebrew Ādhām


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Adam

adjective

Definition of Adam

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

Origin and Etymology of adam

after Robert Adam and James Adam


Adam

biographical name Ad·am \ ˈa-dəm \

Definition of Adam

Robert 1728–1792 and his brother James 1730–1794 Scottish architects and furniture designers


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