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 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