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Ernie

[ ur-nee ]
/ ˈɜr ni /
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noun

a male given name, form of Ernest.
a female given name, form of Ernestine.

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British Dictionary definitions for Ernie

Ernie
/ (ˈɜːnɪ) /

noun

(in Britain) a machine that randomly selects winning numbers of Premium Bonds

Word Origin for Ernie

C20: acronym of E lectronic R andom N umber I ndicator E quipment
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