Fleming meaning

flĕmĭng
A Belgian who is a native speaker of Flemish.
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A person born or living in Flanders.
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A Belgian who speaks Flemish.
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(person) 1881-1955; Brit. bacteriologist: discovered penicillin together with Sir Howard Walter Florey.
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A native or inhabitant of the historical region of Flanders or of the region of Flanders in northern Belgium.
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1908-64; Brit. writer, esp. of the James Bond stories.
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An English surname​.
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Ian Fleming, English writer.
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Sir Alexander Fleming, Scottish bacteriologist.
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Origin of fleming

  • Middle English from Middle Dutch Vlāming

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English flameng, from late Old English Flæmingi, from Old Norse Flǽmingr, from Middle Dutch Vlaminc, Vleminc, from Old Frisian (unattested) (cf. West Frisian Flaming), from Proto-Germanic *flaumaz ‘flowing, current (water)’ and the patronymic suffix -ing ‘belonging to, descended from’. More at Flanders.

    From Wiktionary