anadem

noun

an·​a·​dem ˈa-nə-ˌdem How to pronounce anadem (audio)
archaic
: a wreath for the head : garland

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1598, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of anadem was in 1598

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“Anadem.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anadem. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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