Oberon

noun

Ober·​on ˈō-bə-ˌrän How to pronounce Oberon (audio)
-rən
: the king of the fairies in medieval folklore

Word History

Etymology

Middle French, from Old French Auberon

First Known Use

circa 1533, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Oberon was circa 1533

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“Oberon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oberon. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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