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Adamantean
Adamantean Ad`a*man*te"an, a. [L. adamant[=e]us.] Of adamant; hard as adamant. --Milton.
Adamantine
Adamantine Ad`a*man"tine, a. [L. adamantinus, Gr. ?.] 1. Made of adamant, or having the qualities of adamant; incapable of being broken, dissolved, or penetrated; as, adamantine bonds or chains. 2. (Min.) Like the diamond in hardness or luster.
C adamanteus
Rattlesnake Rat"tle*snake`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of several species of venomous American snakes belonging to the genera Crotalus and Caudisona, or Sistrurus. They have a series of horny interlocking joints at the end of the tail which make a sharp ratting sound when shaken. The common rattlesnake of the Northern United States (Crotalus horridus), and the diamond rattlesnake of the south (C. adamanteus), are the best known. See Illust. of Fang.
Crotalus adamanteus
Water rattle Wa"ter rat"tle Water rattler Wa"ter rat"tler (Zo["o]l.) The diamond rattlesnake (Crotalus adamanteus); -- so called from its preference for damp places near water.
Rhadamanthine
Rhadamanthine Rhad`a*man"thine, a. Of or pertaining to Rhadamanthus; rigorously just; as, a Rhadamanthine judgment.

Meaning of Adamant from wikipedia

- Adamant in cl****ical mythology and later works is the hardest of all substances. In ancient Gr**** ἀδάμας (adamas), genitive ἀδάμαντος (adamantos), literally...
- Three ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Adamant: HMS Adamant (1780) was a 50-gun fourth rate launched in 1780. She was reduced to harbour service...
- Adamant is a poetic term used to refer to any especially hard substance. Adamant may also refer to: Adam Adamant Lives!, a BBC television series in the...
- Adamant is a small, unincorporated community in the town of Calais in Washington County, Vermont, United States, in the central part of Vermont. The village...
- Adam Adamant Lives! is a British comedy adventure television series that ran from 1966 to 1967 on BBC 1, starring Gerald Harper in the title role. The...
- introduced in America around 1909 and was often called by the generic name adamant plaster after a prominent manufacturer of the time. The advantages of cement...
- Adamant Co., Ltd. (アダマンド株式会社, Adamant Kabushiki-gaisha) is a component manufacturing company based in Tokyo, ****an. Its name is from the word adamant...
- was best known in the role of Georgina Jones in the BBC TV series Adam Adamant Lives! (1966–67). Juliet Harmer trained as a Primary school teacher specialising...
- Adamant Namiki Precision Jewel Co., Ltd. ( アダマンド並木精密宝石 Adamant Namiki Seimitsu Houseki Kabushiki-gaisha) is a ****anese precision components manufacturer...
- derived from the Quenya nén meaning water. It is also called the Ring of Adamant, the Ring of Water, and the White Ring. The ring was wielded by Galadriel...
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