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di·a·dem  audio  (d-dm, -dm) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. A crown worn as a sign of royalty.
  2. Royal power or dignity.
TRANSITIVE VERB:
di·a·demed, di·a·dem·ing, di·a·dems
To adorn with or as if with a diadem.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English diademe, from Old French, from Latin diadma, from Greek, band, from diadein, to bind around : dia-, dia- + dein, d-, to bind


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