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`AdtDef` is an algebraic data type, not abstract data type #64357

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@@ -1938,9 +1938,15 @@ pub struct FieldDef {
pub vis: Visibility,

/// The definition of an abstract data type -- a struct or enum.
/// The definition of a user-defined type, e.g., a `struct`, `enum`, or `union`.
/// These are all interned (by `intern_adt_def`) into the `adt_defs` table.
/// The initialism *"Adt"* stands for an [*algebraic data type (ADT)*][adt].
/// This is slightly wrong because `union`s are not ADTs.
/// Moreover, Rust only allows recursive data types through indirection.
/// [adt]:
pub struct AdtDef {
/// `DefId` of the struct, enum or union item.
pub did: DefId,
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