1. Proper noun.  The first man in the Bible and the Qur'an, said to be the progenitor of the human race.
  2. Proper noun.  (given name, male) .
  3. Proper noun.  (figuratively) Original sin or human frailty.
  4. Proper noun.  (''with'' second ''or'' last) Jesus Christ, whose sacrifice, in Christian theology, makes possible the forgiveness of Adam's original sin.
  5. Proper noun.  (surname, patronymic) .

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