Alad·​din ə-ˈla-dᵊn How to pronounce Aladdin (audio)
: a youth in the Arabian Nights' Entertainments who comes into possession of a magic lamp

Word History

First Known Use

1747, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Aladdin was in 1747

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“Aladdin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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