a feminine name
Origin of Ethelshort for Ethelinda, Etheldred, and other names compounded ; from Old English Æthelu ; from æthele, noble
- The letter Œ/œ, or the rune ᛟ.
From Middle English ethel, from Old English æþel, ēþel.
- A kind of tree, perhaps a tamarisk, found in northern Africa and in Arabia, which has dark, bluish wood.