Isabel

Isabel

[iz-uh-bel]
noun
a female given name.
Also, Isabelle, Is·a·bel·la, [iz-uh-bel-uh]
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Isabella or Isabel1 (ˌɪzəˈbɛlə, ˈɪzəˌbɛl)
 
n
a.  a greyish-yellow colour
 b.  Also: Isabelline (as adjective): an Isabella mohair coat
 
[C17: from the name Isabella; original reference uncertain]
 
Isabel or Isabel1 (ˌɪzəˈbɛlə, ˈɪzəˌbɛl, ˌɪzəˈbɛliːn)
 
n
 
[C17: from the name Isabella; original reference uncertain]

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Isabel
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 Sp. 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.
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