Muriel

[ myoo r-ee-uh l ]
/ ˈmyʊər i əl /
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noun

a female given name.
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Muriel


fem. proper name, probably Celtic and meaning literally "sea bright," cf. Welsh Meriel, Meryl, Irish Muirgheal, earlier Muirgel, from muir "sea" (see mere (n.)) + geal "bright."

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