Definition of Adam-and-eve

1. Noun. North American orchid bearing a single leaf and yellowish-brown flowers.

Exact synonyms: Aplectrum Hyemale, Puttyroot
Generic synonyms: Orchid, Orchidaceous Plant
Group relationships: Aplectrum, Genus Aplectrum



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adam-and-eve

adactylous
adafenoxate
adage
adages
adagial
adagietto
adagiettos
adagio
adagios
adagissimo
adalimumab
adam
adam's apple
adam-and-eve (current term)
adamance
adamances
adamancies
adamancy
adamant
adamantane
adamantanes
adamantanethiol
adamantanoid
adamantean
adamantine
adamantine membrane
adamantinely
adamantinoma

Literary usage of Adam-and-eve

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1. The History of Our Lord as Exemplified in Works of Art: With that of His by Jameson (Anna), Elizabeth Rigby Eastlake (1872)
"The Lord accusing Adam and Eve. Bible de Noailles, Paris. *42. ... Expulsion of Adam and Eve. Raphael. Loggie. 44. Adam and Eve. Raphael. Loggie. *45. Adam. ..."

2. The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best by Lindley Murray (1816)
"SECTION V. Discourse between Adam and Eve, retiring to rest. Now camu still ev'ning on, aiid twilight gray H*i1 in her sober liv'ry all things clad. ..."

3. A Manual of the Writings in Middle English, 1050-1400 by John Edwin Wells (1916)
"The Saga of Adam and Eve The saga of Adam and Eve, that was drawn upon for the part of the Canticum de Creatione (see page 318) preceding the account of the ..."

4. Lombard Architecture by Arthur Kingsley Porter (1917)
"Adam and Eve are fully clothed and sit on a bench beneath the tree around which the ... God reproving Adam and Eve is represented in the cathedral of ..."

5. America, Historical, Statistic, and Descriptive by James Silk Buckingham (1841)
"Peculiar Opinions as to the original Sin of Adam and Eve.—Scriptural Authorities in support of these Views.—Milton's Paradise Lost.—Curse denounced on Woman ..."

6. The History of Our Lord as Exemplified in Works of Art: With that of His by Jameson (Anna), Elizabeth Rigby Eastlake (1872)
"Adam and Eve may be said, with the exception of the earliest forms of representation, ... THE new life commenced by Adam and Eve has found such touching, ..."

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