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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French orphelin. See orphan.

NounEdit

orpheline (plural orphelines)

  1. (obsolete) An orphan.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for orpheline in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


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AdjectiveEdit

orpheline

  1. feminine singular of orphelin