Oliver

noun
Ol·​i·​ver | \ ˈä-lə-vər How to pronounce Oliver (audio) \

Definition of Oliver

: the close friend of Roland in the Charlemagne legends

First Known Use of Oliver

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Oliver

Middle English, from Old French

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“Oliver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oliver. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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