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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Lycaenidae — certain butterflies.
  • proper n. A female given name.

Etymologies

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From the name of an apocryphal early Christian martyr, Ancient Greek Θεοκλεία, (from θεός "god" + κλέος "glory").

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