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[yoo-stuh s] /ˈyu stəs/

a male given name: from a Greek word meaning “steadfast.”.

masc. proper name, from Old French Eustace (Modern French Eustache), from Latin Eustachius, probably from Greek eustakhos “fruitful,” from eu “well” (see eu-) + stakhys “ear (of grain);” see spike (n.1).


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