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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.KRIS-tə-bel
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Meaning & History

Combination of CHRISTINA and the name suffix bel. This name occurs in medieval literature, and was later used by Samuel Coleridge in his poem 'Christabel' (1800).
Masculine FormChristian

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literature, medieval
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute