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- proper n. A female given name occasionally borrowed from Spanish.
- proper n. Short form of Mercedes-Benz.
- n. A car manufactured by Mercedes-Benz.
- n. Plural form of Mercedes.
Spanish Mercedes. The car was named for Mercedes Jellinek, the daughter of Austrian businessman Emil Jellinek who ordered 36 cars from Gottlieb Daimler. (Wiktionary)