a penguin, Pygoscelis adeliae, occurring in large colonies in Antarctica.
a female given name, form of . Historical Examples Adeline, I must order all these people out of the room, and have you to myself, or I can do nothing.’ Adeline Mowbray Amelia Alderson Opie He was afraid it was the “Adeline Maria,” a notorious swindle. Peak and Prairie Anna Fuller He was older than […]
Virginia (Adeline Virginia Stephen Woolf) 1882–1941, English novelist, essayist, and critic. Contemporary Examples Lakoff and Woolf—and the groups with which they affiliate—reject the core identity of Israel as a Jewish State. What to Make of Le Mood’s Decision to Disinvite Speakers Over Israel Politics? Mira Sucharov November 3, 2013 What was externalized in Joyce—physical details, […]
adelomorphous adelomorphous a·del·o·mor·phous (ə-děl’ə-môr’fəs, ə-dē’lə-) adj. Lacking a clearly defined form.
district of London, so called because it was laid out by four brothers of a family named Adam, from Greek adelphos “brother,” literally “from the same womb,” from copulative prefix a- “together with” + delphys “womb,” perhaps related to dolphin. The district was the site of a popular theater c.1882-1900, which gave its name to […]
a combining form meaning “having stamens growing together in bundles,” of the number specified by the initial element: monadelphous.