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Isabel

[iz-uh-bel] /ˈɪz əˌbɛl/
noun
1.
a female given name.
Also, Isabelle, Is·a·bel·la,
[iz-uh-bel-uh] /ˌɪz əˈbɛl ə/ (Show IPA)
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British Dictionary definitions for Isabel

Isabella1

/ˌɪzəˈbɛlə/
noun
1.
  1. a greyish-yellow colour
  2. Also Isabelline (ˌɪzəˈbɛliːn). (as adjective) an Isabella mohair coat
Word Origin
C17: from the name Isabella; original reference uncertain
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Word Origin and History for Isabel

fem. proper name, a form of Elizabeth that seems to have developed in Provence. A popular name in Middle Ages; pet forms included Ibb, Libbe, Nibb, Tibb, Bibby, and Ellice. The Spanish form was Isabella, which is attested as a color name ("greyish-yellow") from 1600; the Isabella who gave her name to it has not been identified. Related: Isabelline.

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