\ ˈä-ˌdät\
plural -s

Definition of adat

: local customary law especially of Islamic-Malay tradition in Indonesia

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First Known Use of adat

1783, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adat

Malay, from Arabic ʽādah custom, usage

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