Name: Dulce

Origin and Meaning of the Name Dulce

  • Meaning:
    Sweet
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (DOOL se)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Dulce)
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Miscellaneous Info for Dulce

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From the Latin 'dulcis', 'soft', 'sweet', 'elegant'.

    Dulce de leche (sweet milk) is a sauce made with milk and sugar.

    The poem 'Dulce et decorum est' by Wilfred Owen was written during the First World War and is a condemnation of war, based upon the phrase 'Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori' - meaning it is sweet and becoming to die for one's country.

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