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Ophelia

[oh-feel-yuh]
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  1. a female given name.
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Ophelia

fem. proper name, from Greek opheleia "help, aid," from ophelein "to help, aid, assist," ophelos "advantage, help," from PIE root *obhel- "to avail" (cf. Armenian avelum).

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