from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Born. Used to indicate the maiden name of a married woman.
- adj. Formerly known as.
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- adj. Alternative spelling of nee.
French, feminine past participle of naître, to be born, from Old French naistre, from Latin nāscī; see genə- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)