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Phyl•lis



Pronunciation: (fil'is), [key]
n.
1. a name used in pastoral literature, as the Eclogues of Vergil, for a country girl or sweetheart.
2. Also,Phyl'iss.a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “green leaf.”

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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