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Adolf

[ad-olf, ey-dolf; German ah-dawlf]
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  1. a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “noble” and “wolf.”
Also Ad·olph, Ad·olphe, A·dol·phus [uh-dol-fuh s] /əˈdɒl fəs/.
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Adolph

masc. proper name, from Old High German Athalwolf "noble wolf," from athal "noble" (see atheling) + wolf (see wolf (n.)). The -ph is from the Latinized form of the name.

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