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Other Ab Definition

[n] a bachelor's degree in arts and sciences
[n] the blood group whose red cells carry both the A and B antigens
[n] the eleventh month of the civil year; the fifth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in July and August)

Misc. Definitions

\Ab-\ ([a^]b). [Latin prep., etymologically the same as E. of, off. See {Of}.] A prefix in many words of Latin origin. It signifies from, away, separating, or departure, as in abduct, abstract, abscond. See {A-}(6).
\Ab\ ([a^]b), n. [Of Syriac origin.] The fifth month of the Jewish year according to the ecclesiastical reckoning, the eleventh by the civil computation, coinciding nearly with August. --W. Smith.