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colin

[kol-in] /ˈkɒl ɪn/
noun
1.
any of several American quails, especially the bobwhite.
Origin
1620-1630
1620-30; < Mexican Spanish colín, perhaps < Nahuatl zōlin, through misreading of the older spelling çolin

Colin

[kol-in, koh-lin; French kaw-lan; German koh-lin, -leen] /ˈkɒl ɪn, ˈkoʊ lɪn; French kɔˈlɛ̃; German ˈkoʊ lɪn, -lin/
noun
1.
a male given name.
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Colin

masc. proper name, from French Colin, a diminutive of Col, itself a diminutive of Nicolas. A common shepherd's name in pastoral verse.

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