Arthur

noun
Ar·​thur | \ ˈär-thər How to pronounce Arthur (audio) \

Definition of Arthur

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a legendary king of the Britons whose story is based on traditions of a sixth century military leader

Arthur

biographical name
Ar·​thur | \ ˈär-thər How to pronounce Arthur (audio) \

Definition of Arthur (Entry 2 of 2)

Chester Alan 1829–1886 21st president of the U.S. (1881–85)

First Known Use of Arthur

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13th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Arthur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Arthur. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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