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adann

Cite this: eDIL s.v. adann or dil.ie/295

n f. (cf. ad-annai).

(a) name of a contrivance for causing ignition, rushlight, taper, tinder(?): adand oc cainnill (.i. deróil oenchainnell bec hi farrad cainle more) a taper in comparison with a candle, LU 333 (ACC) (= ZCP xix 199 ). a.¤ .i. aen-itharna, Corm. Y 69 . adaind graece. adande .i. capit .i. ar gaibid in tene an cainnil, O'Mulc. 20 .

(b) coltsfoot: adhann and adhainn otherwise called spúnc, because got for tinder, P. O'C. portulaca .i. a[d]ann, Med. Gl. C 75 ( Arch. i 335 ). adhann, the herb Colts-foot, Eg. Gl. 658 . albagla, portulaca, pespulli .i. anmanna na hadhainne, 23 K 42 330. 5 . adhunn, letus, andiuia `coltsfoot, lettuce, endive', Rosa Ang. 102 § 32 . sil . . . na haduindi, 84.7 .