a European herb Smyrnium olusatrum notably resembling celery extensively naturalized in Britain coastal areas and often cultivated as a potherb
- European natural herb notably resembling celery widely naturalized in Britain seaside areas and often cultivated as a potherb
- master of Macedon; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; president of Alexandria (356-323 BC)
Helper and defender of mankind.
Name Origin: Greek
Name Gender: Male
masc. correct name, from Latin, from Greek Alexandros "defender of males," from alexein "to ward off, hold down, change (one thing) away, defend, protect" + aner (genitive andros) "man" (see anthropo-). Initial element is related to Greek alke "protection, assistance, strength, energy, courage," alkimos "powerful;" cognate with Sanskrit raksati "protects," Old English ealgian "to protect." As a type of cocktail, its attested from 1930.
- Alastair [Scot.]
- Alexander the Great
Differences of opinion with regard to the policies to be pursued by the new government gradually led to the formation of two well-defined political groups - the Federalists and the Democratic-Republicans - and Adams became recognized as one of the leaders, second only to Alexander Hamilton, of the former.