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 ; from biloven: see be and amp; love
a beloved person
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