Ja·​son ˈjā-sᵊn How to pronounce Jason (audio)
: a legendary Greek hero distinguished for his successful quest of the Golden Fleece

Word History


Latin Iason, from Greek Iasōn

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Jason was in the 14th century

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“Jason.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jason. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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