tyran

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

tyran (plural tyrans)

  1. Obsolete form of tyrant.
    • Spenser
      Lordly love is such a tyran fell.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French tyran, borrowed from Latin tyrannus, from Ancient Greek τύραννος (turannos). Replaced Old French tirant.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tyran m (plural tyrans)

  1. tyrant
  2. bully

Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French tirant, from Latin tyrannus (ruler, monarch; tyrant, despot), from Ancient Greek τύραννος (turannos, lord, master, sovereign, tyrant).

Noun[edit]

tyran m (plural tyrans)

  1. tyrant

Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

tyran m (plural tyrans)

  1. tyrant