Oberon

[ oh-buh-ron ]
/ ˈoʊ bəˌrɒn /
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noun

(in medieval folklore) the king of the fairies.
Astronomy. one of the five moons of Uranus.
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British Dictionary definitions for oberon (1 of 2)

Oberon

1
/ (ˈəʊbəˌrɒn) /

noun

(in medieval folklore) the king of the fairies, husband of Titania

British Dictionary definitions for oberon (2 of 2)

Oberon

2
/ (ˈəʊbəˌrɒn) /

noun

the outermost of the satellites of Uranus
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Word Origin and History for oberon

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.

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