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Blanche

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To love one child and to love all children, whether living or dead—somewhere these two loves come together. To love a no-good but humble punk and to love an honest man who believes himself to be an honest man—somewhere these, too, come together.
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Translingual

Abbreviation

Blanche

  1. A botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist Emanuel Blanche (1824-1908).

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Etymology

From Old French blanc "white"

Proper noun

Singular
Blanche

Plural
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Blanche

  1. A female given name

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  • 1605 William Camden: Remains Concerning Britain. John Russell Smith, 1870.p.55:
    But the Ambassadours enquiring each of their names, took offence at Urraca, and made choice of the Lady Blanche, saying, That her name would be better received in France than the other, as signifying fair and beautiful, according to the verse made in her honour,
    "Candida, candescens candore, & cordis & oris."

French

Proper noun

Blanche

  1. A female given name.

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