pam

noun
\ˈpam, ˈpaa(ə)m\
plural -s

Definition of pam 

(Entry 1 of 5)

1 : the jack of clubs in loo played with 5-card hands

2 : a game like napoleon in which the jack of clubs is the highest trump

pam

verb
\"\
pammed; pammed; pamming; pams

Definition of pam (Entry 2 of 5)

: pan

Definition of pam- (Entry 3 of 5)

: pan-

pam

abbreviation (1)

Definition of pam (Entry 4 of 5)

pamphlet

PAM

abbreviation (2)

Definition of PAM (Entry 5 of 5)

pulse-amplitude modulation

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History and Etymology for pam

Noun

probably short for Greek pamphilos beloved of all, from pam- + -philos beloved

Verb

alteration of pan entry 7

Combining form

New Latin, from Greek, alteration of pan-

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