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anadem

[an-uh-dem] /ˈæn əˌdɛm/
noun, Archaic.
1.
a garland or wreath for the head.
Origin of anadem
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin anadēm(a) headband < Greek, derivative of anadeîn to bind up (ana- ana- + dē- verbid stem of deîn to bind) + -ma noun suffix
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anadem

/ˈænəˌdɛm/
noun
1.
(poetic) a garland for the head
Word Origin
C17: from Latin anadēma wreath, from Greek anadēma, from anadein to wreathe, from ana- + dein to bind
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