Eric

[ er-ik ]
/ ˈɛr ɪk /

noun

a male given name: ultimately from Germanic words meaning “one” and “ruler.”

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eric

eriach

/ (ˈɛrɪk) /

noun

(in old Irish law) a fine paid by a murderer to the family of his victimCompare wergild

Word Origin for eric

C16: from Irish eiric
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