adda

noun

ad·​da
ˈa-də
plural -s
: the common Egyptian skink (Scincus officinalis)

Word History

Etymology

Arabic dialect (Egypt) ʽaẓa'

First Known Use

circa 1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of adda was circa 1889

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“Adda.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adda. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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