ad·​da | \ ˈa-də \
plural -s

Definition of adda

: the common Egyptian skink (Scincus officinalis)

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First Known Use of adda

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for adda

Arabic dialect (Egypt) ʽaẓa'

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The first known use of adda was circa 1889

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“Adda.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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