Enid

[ee-nid]
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noun

a city in N Oklahoma.
Arthurian Romance. the constant and patient wife of Sir Geraint in The Mabinogion and in Tennyson's Idylls of the King.
a female given name.

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Enid

noun

(in Arthurian legend) the faithful wife of Geraint
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Word Origin and History for enid

Enid

fem. proper name, from Middle Welsh eneit, "purity," literally "soul," from PIE *ane-tyo-, from root *ane- "to breathe" (see animus).

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