[ dī′ə-mĕl′ē-ə, -mē′lē-ə ]
Absence of two limbs.
The Origin Stories Behind Gaga And Other Musicians’ Names Before he was Snoop Dogg, the West Coast rap icon went by his given name: Cordozar Calvin Broadus. He was named after his stepfather. His stage name was inspired by Snoopy though, a childhood nickname. His parents gave him the pet name because of the way he looked. She might be known as Iggy Azalea on stage, but this Australian-born rapper’s official name …
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