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proper noun 
  1. (given name, male, from Greek, ), short form of Alexander, rarely an English form of Alexius.
  2. (given name, female, from Greek, ), short form of Alexandra or the female name Alexis, or a spelling variant of Alix.
Etymology: From Latin Alexander, from Ancient Greek Alexandros 'he who wards of men', i.e. protector, possibly of Hittite origin; and from Alexius, from the same Ancient Greek root, alexios "helping, defending". These two origins of Alex are indistinguishable in most languages.


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