authored adornments



1. a crown.

2. a cloth headband, sometimes adorned with jewels, formerly worn by Oriental kings.

3. royal dignity or authority.


4. to adorn with or as if with a diadem; crown.

Etymology: from Middle English diademe (< Anglo-French) < Latin diadēma < Greek diádēma “fillet, band”, equivalent to diadē- (verbid stem of diadeîn, “to bind round”) + -ma, noun suffix.

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