/ah"meuh dawn'/, n. Irish.
[ < Ir amadán, dim. (with suffix -án) of amaid a foolish woman < *anmedy witless ( < *an-man-t-i; cf. MENTAL1), crossed with *ameth ( < *ambi-bito-; cf. OIr baéth foolish) very foolish]

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