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English[]

Pronunciation[]

  • (US) IPA: /ˈæd.ɚ/, SAMPA: /{d@`/
  • Rhymes: -ædə(r)

Etymology 1[]

From Middle English addere (resulted from misdivision of a naddere to an addere) < Middle English naddere < Old English nædre, "adder", "snake". Akin to Old Saxon nadra, Old High German natra, natara, German natter, Gothic nadrs, Icelandic naðr, masculine, naðra, feminine: compare Welsh neidr, Cornish naddyr, Irish nathair, Latin natrix, water snake.

Noun[]

Singular
Adder

Plural
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Adder ({{{1}}})

  1. (obsolete) A snake.
  2. (British) A small venomous serpent of the genus Vipera. The common European adder is the Vipera (or Pelias) berus. The puff adders of Africa are species of the genus Clotho.
  3. (US and Canadian English) Any of several small nonvenomous snakes resembling the adder, such as the milk snake.
Translations[]

Etymology 2[]

From to add + -er.

Noun[]

Singular
Adder

Plural
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Adder ({{{1}}})

  1. Someone who or something which performs arithmetic addition.
  2. Something which adds or increases.
    They sought out cost adders with an eye toward eliminating them.
Translations[]
Derived terms[]
  • full adder
  • half adder

Anagrams[]

  • adder,
  • dared
  • dread
  • readd

Dutch[]

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Adder m. and f. (plural adders or adderen, diminutive addertje, diminutive plural addertjes)

  1. viper, adder

Derived terms[]

  • addergebroed
  • een addertje onder het gras

Old Prussian[]

Conjunction[]

adder

  1. or
    wāiklis adder mērgā - boy or girl
  2. but

ar:adder et:adder el:adder es:adder fr:adder fy:adder gl:adder hy:adder io:adder li:adder hu:adder nl:adder pl:adder pt:adder ru:adder simple:adder fi:adder ta:adder te:adder vi:adder zh:adder

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