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daedal

[deed-l] /ˈdid l/
adjective
1.
skillful; ingenious.
2.
cleverly intricate.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; < Latin daedalus skillful < Greek daídalos, equivalent to daidál(lein) to work with skill + -os adj. suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for daedal

daedal

/ˈdiːdəl/
adjective
1.
(literary) skilful or intricate
Word Origin
C16: via Latin from Greek daidalos; see Daedalus
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Contemporary definitions for daedal
adjective

artistically skillful or cunning; ingenious

Word Origin

Greek daidalos 'skillful, cunningly created'

adjective

rich, intricate; adorned

Word Origin

Greek daidalos 'skillful, cunningly created'

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Word Origin and History for daedal
adj.

1580s, "skillful, cunning," from Latin daedalus, from Greek daidalos "skillful, cunningly wrought." Also an anglicized form of the name Daedalus from Greek mythology (1610s).

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