Aaron

noun
Aar·​on | \ ˈa-rən How to pronounce Aaron (audio) , ˈer-ən \

Definition of Aaron

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a brother of Moses and high priest of the Hebrews

Aaron

biographical name
Aar·​on | \ ˈer-ən How to pronounce Aaron (audio) \

Definition of Aaron (Entry 2 of 2)

Hank 1934–     Henry Louis Aaron American baseball player

First Known Use of Aaron

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Aaron

Noun

Late Latin, from Greek Aarōn, from Hebrew Ahărōn

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“Aaron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aaron. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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