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Date: 1400-1500
Origin: Saint Valentine 3rd-century Italian priest

valentine

noun
     
Related topics: Mail
val‧en‧tine [countable]
1 someone you love or think is attractive, that you send a card to on St Valentine's Day:
Be my valentine.
2TCM a card you send to someone on St Valentine's Day

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