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Webster 1913 Edition


Tyran

Ty′ran

,
Noun.
[See
Tyrant
.]
A tyrant.
[Obs.]
Lordly love is such a
tyran
fell.
Spenser.

Webster 1828 Edition


Tyran

TY'RAN

,
Noun.
A tyrant. [Not in use.]

Definition 2022


tyran

tyran

See also: tyrän

English

Noun

tyran (plural tyrans)

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


French

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

Noun

tyran m (plural tyrans)

  1. tyrant
  2. bully

Middle French

Noun

tyran m (plural tyrans)

  1. tyrant

Norman

Etymology

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

Noun

tyran m (plural tyrans)

  1. (Jersey) tyrant