About The Word Abecedarian

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Abecedarian

Abecedarian Meaning & Definition
Abecedarian Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Abecedarian?

[n] a novice learning the rudiments of some subject
[adj] alphabetically arranged (as for beginning readers)

Synonyms | Synonyms for Abecedarian: alphabetic | alphabetical

Related Terms | Find terms related to Abecedarian: aboriginal | allographic | alphabetarian | alphabetic | antenatal | apprentice | articled clerk | autochthonous | beginner | beginning | boot | budding | capital | catechumen | certified teacher | creative | dabbler | debutant | dilettante | docent | doctor | dominie | don | educationist | educator | elemental | elementary | embryonic | entrant | fellow | fetal | fledgling | formative | foundational | freshman | fundamental | gestatory | graphemic | greenhorn | guide | guru | ideographic | ignoramus | in embryo | in its infancy | in the bud | inaugural | inceptive | inchoate | inchoative | incipient | incunabular | inductee | infant | infantile | initial | initiate | initiative | initiatory | instructor | introductory | inventive | lettered | lexigraphic | literal | logogrammatic | logographic | lower-case | maestro | majuscule | master | melamed | mentor | minuscular | minuscule | mullah | nascent | natal | neophyte | new boy | newcomer | nonprofessional | novice | novitiate | original | pandit | parturient | pedagogist | pedagogue | pictographic | postnatal | postulant | preceptor | pregnant | prenatal | primal | primary | prime | primeval | primitive | primogenial | probationer | probationist | procreative | professor | pundit | rabbi | raw recruit | recruit | rookie | rudimental | rudimentary | schoolkeeper | schoolmaster | schoolteacher | smatterer | starets | teacher | tenderfoot | transliterated | tyro | uncial | upper-case | ur

See Also | beginner | initiate | novice | tiro | tyro

Abecedarian In Webster's Dictionary

\A`be*ce*da"ri*an\, n. [L. abecedarius. A word from the first four letters of the alphabet.] 1. One who is learning the alphabet; hence, a tyro. 2. One engaged in teaching the alphabet. --Wood.
\A`be*ce*da"ri*an\, Abecedary \A`be*ce"da*ry\, a. Pertaining to, or formed by, the letters of the alphabet; alphabetic; hence, rudimentary. {Abecedarian psalms}, {hymns}, etc., compositions in which (like the 119th psalm in Hebrew) distinct portions or verses commence with successive letters of the alphabet. --Hook.

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