• synonyms

anno Domini

[an-oh dom-uh-nahy, -nee, ah-noh]
  1. A.D.
Show More
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words


British Dictionary definitions for anno domini

anno Domini

  1. the full form of AD
Show More
  1. informal advancing old age
Show More

Word Origin

Latin: in the year of our Lord
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for anno domini

Anno Domini

1570s, Latin, literally "in the year of (our) Lord."

Show More
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper