abecedarian

  1. Noun.  One who is learning the alphabet; hence, a tyro.
  2. Noun.  One engaged in teaching the alphabet.
  3. Noun.  One who is a beginner in some field.
  4. Noun.  (rhetoric) A series of terms in an utterance in alphabetical order.
  5. Noun.  (religion) A member of a XVI┬░ century sect, follower of the Zwickau prophets (and specially of Thomas Storch) , believing that every kind of knowledge (even basic reading and writing) would keep one from reaching the holy faith.
  6. Adjective.  Pertaining to, or formed by, the letters of the alphabet; alphabetic; hence, rudimentary.

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