Aar·​on ˈa-rən How to pronounce Aaron (audio)
: a brother of Moses and high priest of the Hebrews

Word History


Late Latin, from Greek Aarōn, from Hebrew Ahărōn

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Aaron was before the 12th century

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Cite this Entry

“Aaron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aaron. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

Biographical Definition


biographical name

Aar·​on ˈer-ən How to pronounce Aaron (audio)
Hank 1934–2021 Henry Louis Aaron American baseball player

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