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  • proper n. A female given name.

Etymologies

French Éloïse, Héloïse, from Proto-Germanic *hailaz (“hale”) + *widuz (“wood, forest”); best known for the medieval unhappy love story of Abélard and Héloïse. (Wiktionary)

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