Definitions for abecedarius

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word abecedarius

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abecedarius(noun)

    a poem having lines beginning with letters of the alphabet in regular order

Wiktionary

  1. abecedarius(Noun)

    An acrostic poem in which the lines begin with the letters of the alphabet in sequence

Freebase

  1. Abecedarius

    An abecedarius is an acrostic in which the first letter of every word, strophe or verse follows the order of the alphabet. Abecedarius is also a generic term for an alphabet book, which dates back to Biblical writings such as the Psalms, which used successive letters of the Hebrew alphabet as the first letter of each stanza.

Translation

Find a translation for the abecedarius definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these abecedarius definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"abecedarius." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 1 Aug. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/abecedarius>.

Are we missing a good definition for abecedarius?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for abecedarius: