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AD'AM, n. In Heb., Man primarily, the name of the human species, mankind appropriately, the first Man, the progenitor of the human race. The word signifies form, shape, or suitable form, hence, species. It is evidently connected with Heb., to be like or equal, to form an image, to assimilate. Whence the sense of likeness, image, form, shape Gr., a body, like. See Man.

Adam's apple, a species of citron See Citron also the prominent part of the throat.

Ad'am's needle, the popular name of the yucca, a plant of four species, cultivated in gardens. Of the roots, the Indians made a kind of bread. See Yucca.


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Entry for 'Adam'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/kjd/a/adam.html.

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