anadem

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noun an·a·dem \ˈa-nə-ˌdem\

Definition of anadem

archaic

  1. :  a wreath for the head :  garland

Origin and Etymology of anadem

Latin anadema, from Greek anadēma, from anadein to wreathe, from ana- + dein to bind — more at diadem


First Known Use: 1598


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