Definition of abecedarian in English:

abecedarian

adjective

  • 1Arranged alphabetically.

    ‘in abecedarian sequence’
  • 2Rudimentary; elementary.

    ‘abecedarian technology’

Origin

Early 17th century (as noun, in the sense ‘a person who is learning the alphabet or is engaged in elementary education’): from late Latin abecedarius ‘alphabetical’ (from the names of the letters a, b, c, d) + -an.

Pronunciation

abecedarian

/ˌeɪbiːsiːˈdɛːrɪən/