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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.

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- Adamant in classical mythology is an archaic form of diamond. In fact, the English word diamond is ultimately derived from adamas, via Late Latin diamas...
- 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...
- 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...
- "The Man of Adamant" is a short story written by Nathaniel Hawthorne. It was first published in the 1837 edition of The Token and Atlantic Souvenir, edited...
- Adam Adamant Lives! is a British adventure television series that ran from 1966 to 1967 on BBC 1, starring Gerald Harper in the title role. The series...
- 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...
- Several ships have been named Adamant: Adamant was launched in 1798. The Royal Navy purchased her in 1803 and renamed her HMS Bonetta. She had a relatively...