Adam

Adam

1. The name given in the bible to the first man, the progenitor of the human race.

2. Original sin; human frailty. And whipped the offending adam out of him. (Shak) adams ale, water. Adams apple.

1. (Science: botany) The popular name of a genus (Yucca) of liliaceous plants.

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