See also: Isabelle

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isabelle (uncountable)

  1. Synonym of isabella
    • 1840, The Edinburgh Journal of Natural History, page 49:
      The muzzle and forehead is of a greyish isabelle colour; the hairs are blackish from their base to half their extent, and then of an isabelle tint; those of the abdomen are the same at their base, but cinnamon coloured at the tip.

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Etymology edit

From the Spanish personal name Isabel, because of the legend that, during the Siege of Granada in 1491, Isabella the Catholic vowed not to change her shirt until the city was taken.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ɛl/
  • (file)

Adjective edit

isabelle (plural isabelles)

  1. light tan

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