Jason

noun
Ja·​son | \ ˈjā-sᵊn How to pronounce Jason (audio) \

Definition of Jason

: a legendary Greek hero distinguished for his successful quest of the Golden Fleece

First Known Use of Jason

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Jason

Latin Iason, from Greek Iasōn

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“Jason.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jason. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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