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Aaron

[air-uh n, ar-] /ˈɛər ən, ˈær-/
noun
1.
the older brother of Moses, usually regarded as the first high priest of the Hebrews. Ex. 28; 40:13–16.
2.
Henry Louis ("Hank") born 1934, U.S. baseball player.
3.
a male given name.
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  • Aaron grimly chuckled, and loved the Colonel with real tenderness.

    Aaron's Rod D. H. Lawrence
  • "Little as it may be, live on that and don't pawn," said Aaron.

    The Opal Serpent Fergus Hume
  • "I never said nothing at all about Greenberg & Sen," Aaron blurted out.

    The Competitive Nephew Montague Glass
  • "Perhaps you will explain, Sylvia," said Aaron, turning impatiently from the handmaiden.

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  • And Moses called unto them; and Aaron and all the rulers of the congregation returned unto him: and Moses talked with them.

British Dictionary definitions for Aaron

Aaron

/ˈɛərən/
noun
1.
(Old Testament) the first high priest of the Israelites, brother of Moses (Exodus 4:14)
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Word Origin and History for Aaron

masc. proper name, in the Old Testament the brother of Moses, from Hebrew Aharon, probably of Egyptian origin. The Arabic form is Harun. Aaron's beard as a type of herb is from 1540s.

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