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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A female given name.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A close-grained and tough wood obtained from Genipa Americana, a South American and West Indian tree of the natural order Rubiaceæ.

Etymologies

Short form of Alana, or from Russian Лана (Lana), diminutive of several names icluding Светлана (Svetlana). (Wiktionary)

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