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Meaning of Phyllis

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. a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “green leaf.”
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