Rosalind

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Germanic hros "horse" + lind "weak, tender", associated by medieval folk etymology with Latin rosa linda "lovely rose".

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Rosalind

  1. A female given name.
    • 1599, William Shakespeare, As You Like It: Act III, Scene II:
      Jaques. Rosalind is your love's name?
      Orlando. Yes, just.
      Jaques. I do not like her name.
      Orlando. There was no thought of pleasing you when she was christened.
  2. (astronomy) A moon of Uranus

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