Abecedarian - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |eɪbiːsiːˈderiːən|  American pronunciation of the word abecedarian
Brit.  |ˌeɪbiːsiːˈdɛːrɪən|  British pronunciation of the word abecedarian

noun

- a novice learning the rudiments of some subject
- a 16th century sect of Anabaptists centered in Germany who had an absolute disdain for human knowledge

adjective

- alphabetically arranged (as for beginning readers)

Examples

...abecedarians soon learn that martial arts have a spiritual as well as physical side...

...an abecedarian approach to historical study...

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