Aladdin

noun
Alad·​din | \ ə-ˈla-dᵊn How to pronounce Aladdin (audio) \

Definition of Aladdin

: a youth in the Arabian Nights' Entertainments who comes into possession of a magic lamp

First Known Use of Aladdin

1747, in the meaning defined above

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“Aladdin.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aladdin. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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