- (in medieval folklore) the king of the fairies.
- Astronomy. one of the five moons of Uranus.
Examples from the Web for oberon
In the book, Oberon has stolen a baby boy from mortals as a gift for his wife Titania.A Writer of Many Disguises
May 25, 2011
"You must drink Oberon's horn full of champagne," he continued.Vivian Grey
Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
Mr. Oberon (a man about town) was lately invited to a sewing party.
Such a table might have been set in Fairyland, for the betrothal feast of Oberon.The Crooked House</p>
Oberon then sent for Puck, his chief favourite and privy counsellor.Tales from Shakespeare
Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb
They would be the very Oberon and Titania of the village, the fairy king and queen.Our Village
Mary Russell Mitford
- (in medieval folklore) the king of the fairies, husband of Titania
- the outermost of the satellites of Uranus
Word Origin and History for oberon
king of the faeries and husband of Titania in medieval lore, from French Obéron, from Old French Auberon, perhaps from a Germanic source related to elf.