anadem

noun
an·​a·​dem | \ ˈa-nə-ˌdem How to pronounce anadem (audio) \

Definition of anadem

archaic
: a wreath for the head : garland

First Known Use of anadem

1598, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anadem

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

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“Anadem.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anadem. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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