Cicely

[sis-uh-lee]
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noun

a female given name, form of Cecilia.

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British Dictionary definitions for cicelys

cicely

noun plural -lies

short for sweet cicely

Word Origin for cicely

C16: from Latin seselis, from Greek, of obscure origin; influenced in spelling by the English proper name Cicely

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Word Origin and History for cicelys

Cicely

fem. proper name, an alteration or nativization of Cecilia. The plant (late 16c.) is Latin seselis, from Greek seselis.

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