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A belladonna
Belladonna Bel`la*don"na, n. [It., literally fine lady; bella beautiful + donna lady.] (Bot.) (a) An herbaceous European plant (Atropa belladonna) with reddish bell-shaped flowers and shining black berries. The whole plant and its fruit are very poisonous, and the root and leaves are used as powerful medicinal agents. Its properties are largely due to the alkaloid atropine which it contains. Called also deadly nightshade. (b) A species of Amaryllis (A. belladonna); the belladonna lily.
Adelantado
Adelantado A`de*lan*ta"do, n. [Sp., prop. p. of adelantar to advance, to promote.] A governor of a province; a commander. --Prescott.
Adobe
Adobe A*do"be, n. 1. Earth from which unburnt bricks are made. [Western U. S.] 2. (Geol.) Alluvial and playa clays of desert and arid regions, differing from ordinary clays of humid regions in containing carbonates and other soluble minerals.
Adobe
Adobe A*do"be ([.a]*d[=o]"b[asl]), n. [Sp.] An unburnt brick dried in the sun; also used as an adjective, as, an adobe house, in Texas or New Mexico.
Adolescence
Adolescence Ad`o*les"cence, n. [Fr., fr. L. adolescentia.] The state of growing up from childhood to manhood or womanhood; youth, or the period of life between puberty and maturity, generally considered to be, in the male sex, from fourteen to twenty-one. Sometimes used with reference to the lower animals.
Adolescency
Adolescency Ad`o*les"cen*cy, n. The quality of being adolescent; youthfulness.
Adolescent
Adolescent Ad`o*les"cent ([a^]d`[-o]*l[e^]s"sent), a. [L. adolescens, p. pr. of adolescere to grow up to; ad + the inchoative olescere to grow: cf. F. adolescent. See Adult.] Growing; advancing from childhood to maturity. Schools, unless discipline were doubly strong, Detain their adolescent charge too long. --Cowper.
Adolescent
Adolescent Ad`o*les"cent, n. A youth.
Adonai
Adonai Ad`o*na"i, n. [Heb. ad[=o]n[=a]i, lit., my lord.] A Hebrew name for God, usually translated in the Old Testament by the word ``Lord'. Note: The later Jews used its vowel points to fill out the tetragrammaton Yhvh, or Ihvh, ``the incommunicable name,' and in reading substituted ``Adonai'.
Adonean
Adonean Ad`o*ne"an (-n[=e]"an), a. [L. Adon[=e]us.] Pertaining to Adonis; Adonic. ``Fair Adonean Venus.' --Faber.
Adonic
Adonic A*don"ic, a. [F. adonique: cf. L. Adonius.] Relating to Adonis, famed for his beauty. -- n. An Adonic verse. Adonic verse, a verse consisting of a dactyl and spondee (-- [crescent] [crescent] | -- --).
Adonic verse
Adonic A*don"ic, a. [F. adonique: cf. L. Adonius.] Relating to Adonis, famed for his beauty. -- n. An Adonic verse. Adonic verse, a verse consisting of a dactyl and spondee (-- [crescent] [crescent] | -- --).
Adonist
Adonist A*do"nist ([.a]*d[=o]"n[i^]st), n. [Heb. [a^]d[=o]n[=a]i my Lords.] One who maintains that points of the Hebrew word translated ``Jehovah' are really the vowel points of the word ``Adonai.' See Jehovist.
Adonize
Adonize Ad"o*nize ([a^]d"[-o]*n[imac]z), v. t. [Cf. F. adoniser, fr. Adonis.] To beautify; to dandify. I employed three good hours at least in adjusting and adonozing myself. --Smollett.
Adoptable
Adoptable A*dopt"a*ble, a. Capable of being adopted.
Adopter
Adopter A*dopt"er, n. 1. One who adopts. 2. (Chem.) A receiver, with two necks, opposite to each other, one of which admits the neck of a retort, and the other is joined to another receiver. It is used in distillations, to give more space to elastic vapors, to increase the length of the neck of a retort, or to unite two vessels whose openings have different diameters. [Written also adapter.]
Adoptionist
Adoptionist A*dop"tion*ist, n. (Eccl. Hist.) One of a sect which maintained that Christ was the Son of God not by nature but by adoption.
Adoptious
Adoptious A*dop"tious, a. Adopted. [Obs.]
Adoptive
Adoptive A*dopt"ive, a. [L. adoptivus: cf. F. adoptif.] Pertaining to adoption; made or acquired by adoption; fitted to adopt; as, an adoptive father, an child; an adoptive language. -- A*dopt"ive*ly, adv.
Adoptive father
Father Fa"ther, n. [OE. fader, AS. f[ae]der; akin to OS. fadar, D. vader, OHG. fatar, G. vater, Icel. Fa?ir Sw. & Dan. fader, OIr. athir, L. pater, Gr. ?????, Skr. pitr, perh. fr. Skr. p[=a] protect. ???,???. Cf. Papa, Paternal, Patriot, Potential, Pablum.] 1. One who has begotten a child, whether son or daughter; a generator; a male parent. A wise son maketh a glad father. --Prov. x. 1. 2. A male ancestor more remote than a parent; a progenitor; especially, a first ancestor; a founder of a race or family; -- in the plural, fathers, ancestors. David slept with his fathers. --1 Kings ii. 10. Abraham, who is the father of us all. --Rom. iv. 16. 3. One who performs the offices of a parent by maintenance, affetionate care, counsel, or protection. I was a father to the poor. --Job xxix. 16. He hath made me a father to Pharaoh, and lord of all his house. --Gen. xiv. 8. 4. A respectful mode of address to an old man. And Joash the king og Israel came down unto him [Elisha], . . . and said, O my father, my father! --2 Kings xiii. 14. 5. A senator of ancient Rome. 6. A dignitary of the church, a superior of a convent, a confessor (called also father confessor), or a priest; also, the eldest member of a profession, or of a legislative assembly, etc. Bless you, good father friar ! --Shak. 7. One of the chief esslesiastical authorities of the first centuries after Christ; -- often spoken of collectively as the Fathers; as, the Latin, Greek, or apostolic Fathers. 8. One who, or that which, gives origin; an originator; a producer, author, or contriver; the first to practice any art, profession, or occupation; a distinguished example or teacher. The father of all such as handle the harp and organ. --Gen. iv. 21. Might be the father, Harry, to that thought. --Shak. The father of good news. --Shak. 9. The Supreme Being and Creator; God; in theology, the first person in the Trinity. Our Father, which art in heaven. --Matt. vi. 9. Now had the almighty Father from above . . . Bent down his eye. --Milton. Adoptive father, one who adopts the child of another, treating it as his own. Apostolic father, Conscript fathers, etc. See under Apostolic, Conscript, etc. Father in God, a title given to bishops. Father of lies, the Devil. Father of the bar, the oldest practitioner at the bar. Fathers of the city, the aldermen. Father of the Faithful. (a) Abraham. --Rom. iv. --Gal. iii. 6-9. (b) Mohammed, or one of the sultans, his successors. Father of the house, the member of a legislative body who has had the longest continuous service. Most Reverend Father in God, a title given to archbishops and metropolitans, as to the archbishops of Canterbury and York. Natural father, the father of an illegitimate child. Putative father, one who is presumed to be the father of an illegitimate child; the supposed father. Spiritual father. (a) A religious teacher or guide, esp. one instrumental in leading a soul to God. (b) (R. C. Ch.) A priest who hears confession in the sacrament of penance. The Holy Father (R. C. Ch.), the pope.
Adoptively
Adoptive A*dopt"ive, a. [L. adoptivus: cf. F. adoptif.] Pertaining to adoption; made or acquired by adoption; fitted to adopt; as, an adoptive father, an child; an adoptive language. -- A*dopt"ive*ly, adv.
Adorability
Adorability A*dor`a*bil"i*ty, n. Adorableness.
Adorable
Adorable A*dor"a*ble, a. [L. adorabilis, fr. adorare: cf. F. adorable.] 1. Deserving to be adored; worthy of divine honors. The adorable Author of Christianity. --Cheyne. 2. Worthy of the utmost love or respect.
Adorableness
Adorableness A*dor"a*ble*ness, n. The quality of being adorable, or worthy of adoration. --Johnson.
Adorably
Adorably A*dor"a*bly, adv. In an adorable manner.
Adoration
Adoration Ad`o*ra"tion, n. [L. adoratio, fr. adorare: cf. F. adoration.] 1. The act of playing honor to a divine being; the worship paid to God; the act of addressing as a god. The more immediate objects of popular adoration amongst the heathens were deified human beings. --Farmer. 2. Homage paid to one in high esteem; profound veneration; intense regard and love; fervent devotion. 3. A method of electing a pope by the expression of homage from two thirds of the conclave. [Pole] might have been chosen on the spot by adoration. --Froude.
Adore
Adore A*dore", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Adored ; p. pr. & vb. n. Adoring.] [OE. aouren, anouren, adoren, OF. aorer, adorer, F. adorer, fr. L. adorare; ad + orare to speak, pray, os, oris, mouth. In OE. confused with honor, the French prefix a- being confused with OE. a, an, on. See Oral.] 1. To worship with profound reverence; to pay divine honors to; to honor as deity or as divine. Bishops and priests, . . . bearing the host, which he [James ?.] publicly adored. --Smollett. 2. To love in the highest degree; to regard with the utmost esteem and affection; to idolize. The great mass of the population abhorred Popery and adored Montouth. --Macaulay.
Adore
Adore A*dore", v. t. To adorn. [Obs.] Congealed little drops which do the morn adore. --Spenser.
Adorement
Adorement A*dore"ment (-ment), n. The act of adoring; adoration. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne.
Adorer
Adorer A*dor"er, n. One who adores; a worshiper; one who admires or loves greatly; an ardent admirer. ``An adorer of truth.' --Clarendon. I profess myself her adorer, not her friend. --Shak.

Meaning of Ado from wikipedia

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