Gerard

[ juh-rahrd ]
/ dʒəˈrɑrd /
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noun

Also Gé·rard·. a male given name, form of Gerald.

Definition for gerard (2 of 2)

Gérard

[ zhey-rahr ]
/ ʒeɪˈrɑr /

noun

Comte É·tienne Mau·rice [kawnt ey-tyen moh-rees] /kɔ̃t eɪˈtyɛn moʊˈris/, 1773–1852, French marshal under Napoleon.
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British Dictionary definitions for gerard

Gérard

/ (French ʒerar) /

noun

François (Pascal Simon), Baron. 1770–1837, French painter, court painter to Napoleon I and Louis XVIII
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Word Origin and History for gerard

Gerard


masc. proper name, from Old French Gerart (Modern French Gérard), of Germanic origin; cf. Old High German Gerhard, literally "strong with the spear," from ger "spear" + hart "hard."

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