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be·lov·ed / biˈləv(i)d/ • adj. dearly loved. ∎  (beloved by/of) very popular with or much used by a specified set of people: being so close, the mountain hut is beloved of families on a day's outing. • n. a much loved person: he watched his beloved.

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beloved XIV. pp. of (arch.) belove (XIII), f. BE- + LOVE.

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"beloved." The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology. . Encyclopedia.com. 18 Aug. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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beloved

beloved •avid • unenvied • David •livid, vivid •ivied • Ovid • bovid •beloved, Dyfed •fervid, perfervid •languid • equid •illiquid, liquid •frenzied • palsied

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