variants or adelo-
: concealed : not apparent

Word History


New Latin, from Greek adēl, adēlo- unseen, from adēlos, from a- a- entry 2 + dēlos visible, evident; akin to Old English tǣtan to gladden, Old High German zeiz dear, Old Norse teitr glad, Sanskrit dīdeti he shines, Latin dies day

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“Adel-.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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