Griselda

noun
Gri·​sel·​da | \ gri-ˈzel-də How to pronounce Griselda (audio) \

Definition of Griselda

: a woman of humble origins in medieval legend who endures tests of wifely patience laid on her by her wellborn husband

First Known Use of Griselda

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Griselda

Middle English, from It

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“Griselda.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Griselda. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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