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GenderFeminine
UsageFrench

Meaning & History

French form of MILLICENT used by Maurice Maeterlinck in his play 'Pelléas et Mélisande' (1893). The play was later adapted by Claude Debussy into an opera (1902).
Other Languages & CulturesAmalasuintha Ancient Germanic Millicent, Melicent, Millie, Milly English Melisende Medieval French

Categories

literature, opera, strength
Entry updated July 28, 2009   Contribute