dells

[ delz ]
/ dɛlz /
|

plural noun


RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. della robbia,
  2. delle,
  3. dellen,
  4. deller,
  5. dello joio,
  6. delmarva peninsula,
  7. delmonico,
  8. delo,
  9. delocalize,
  10. delores

Origin of dells

by construal as a plural of dell

dell

[ del ]
/ dɛl /

noun

a small, usually wooded valley; vale.

Origin of dell

before 1000; Middle English delle, Old English dell; akin to dale

Dell

[ del ]
/ dɛl /

noun

a male or female given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for dells

dell

/ (dɛl) /

noun

a small, esp wooded hollow

Word Origin for dell

Old English; related to Middle Low German delle valley; compare dale

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Word Origin and History for dells
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