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a garland or wreath for the head.
Historical Examples

The latter now quietly fastened the anadem she had taken from her head in her sister’s hair, and drew her veil over her face.
A Christian But a Roman Mr Jkai

anadem, an′a-dem, n. a band or fillet bound round the head: a wreath or chaplet of flowers.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various

And threw The wreath upon him like an anadem Which frozen tears instead of pearls begem.
Adonais Shelley

(poetic) a garland for the head


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