noun Gri·sel·da \gri-ˈzel-də\

Definition of Griselda

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

Origin and Etymology of griselda

Middle English, from It

First Known Use: 14th century

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