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abecedarian

[ ey-bee-see-dair-ee-uhn ]

noun

  1. a person who is learning the letters of the alphabet.
  2. a beginner in any field of learning.


adjective

  1. of or relating to the alphabet.
  2. arranged in alphabetical order.

abecedarian

/ ˌeɪbiːsiːˈdɛərɪən /

noun

  1. a person who is learning the alphabet or the rudiments of a subject


adjective

  1. alphabetically arranged

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Word History and Origins

Origin of abecedarian1

First recorded in 1595–1605; from Medieval Latin abecedāriānus; abecedary, -an

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Word History and Origins

Origin of abecedarian1

C17: from Late Latin abecedarius, from the letters a, b, c, d

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Example Sentences

Perry had 123 kids from 104 families; the number in Abecedarian was even smaller.

The original figures for the cost of Perry and Abecedarian were overstated by a factor of two.

And that's pocket change compared to Abecedarian, which cost an amazing $90,000 per student in today's dollars.

That made it easier for Perry and Abecedarian to put together a skilled, committed team.

A man may always study, but he must not always go to school what a contemptible thing is an old Abecedarian!

It was an abecedarian hymn originally, and is undoubtedly a very ancient composition.

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