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Origin of diadem
- Middle English diademe from Old French from Latin diadēma from Greek band from diadein to bind around dia- dia- dein dē- to bind
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French diademe, from Latin diadēma, from Ancient Greek διάδημα (diadema, “band, especially worn around a tiara”), from διαδέω (diadeo, “bind around”).