[ an-uh-dem ]
/ ˈæn əˌdɛm /

noun Archaic.

a garland or wreath for the head.



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Origin of anadem

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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for anadem

/ (ˈænəˌdɛm) /


poetic a garland for the head

Word Origin for anadem

C17: from Latin anadēma wreath, from Greek anadēma, from anadein to wreathe, from ana- + dein to bind
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