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Pronunciation:  `eybeesee'dehreeun

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

ABECEDARIAN is a 11 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: alphabetic, alphabetical
 See Also: beginner, initiate, novice, tiro, tyro



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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.
  2. \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.
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