beloved[bi luv′id, -luvd′]
A mother and her beloved baby.
The definition of beloved is someone or something that is loved dearly.
The way a mother feels about her baby is an example of beloved.
Origin of belovedMiddle English biloved, past participle of beloven, to love : bi-, be- + loven, to love; see Love .
(comparative more beloved, superlative most beloved)
- someone who is loved; something that is loved