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Vivian

noun Viv·i·an \ˈvi-vē-ən\

Definition of Vivian

  1. :  the mistress of Merlin in Arthurian legend —called also Lady of the Lake



1859

First Known Use of vivian

1859

Variants of vivian

or Vivien play \ˈvi-vē-ən\

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