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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. PAYZ-lee

Meaning & History

From a Scottish surname, originally from the name of a town, which may ultimately be derived from Latin basilica "church". This is also a word (derived from the name of that same town) for a type of pattern commonly found on fabrics.