affabrous

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin affaber workmanlike; ad + faber.

AdjectiveEdit

affabrous (comparative more affabrous, superlative most affabrous)

  1. (rare, poetic) Executed in a workmanlike manner; ingeniously made.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 16 June 2013, at 11:56