A`be*ce*da"ri*an, A`be*ce"da*ry (#), a.

Pertaining to, or formed by, the letters of the alphabet; alphabetic; hence, rudimentary.

Abecedarian psalms, hymns, etc., compositions in which (like the 119th psalm in Hebrew) distinct portions or verses commence with successive letters of the alphabet.



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A`be*ce"da*ry (#), n.

A primer; the first principle or rudiment of anything.




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