vivienne

Vivian

[viv-ee-uhn]
noun
1.
Also, Vivien. Arthurian Romance. an enchantress, the mistress of Merlin: known as the Lady of the Lake.
2.
Also, Vivien, Vivienne. a male or female given name: from a Latin word meaning “alive.”
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Vivian (ˈvɪvɪən)
 
n
(in Arthurian legend) the mistress of Merlin, sometimes identified with the Lady of the Lake

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Vivian
masc. proper name, from L. Vivianus (cf. Fr. Vivien), lit. "living, alive," (see vivid). But Klein says it is "prob. a misreading of the Celtic name Ninian."
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