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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. EHG-lən-tien
, EHG-lən-teen
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Meaning & History

From the English word for the flower also known as sweetbrier. It is derived via Old French from Vulgar Latin *aquilentum meaning "prickly". It was early used as a given name (in the form Eglentyne) in Geoffrey Chaucer's 14th-century story The Prioress's Tale.
Other Languages & CulturesÉglantine(French)
Same SpellingÉglantine

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