Drusilla

[ droo-sil-uh ]
/ druˈsɪl ə /
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noun

a female given name.
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Drusilla


fem. proper name, Latin fem. diminutive of Drusus, frequent surname in Livian gens, earlier Drausus, perhaps a Celtic word meaning literally "strong" (cf. Old Celtic *dru- "oak," also "strong").

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