Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The king of the fairies and husband of Titania in medieval folklore.
  • noun A satellite of Uranus.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In medieval myth., the king of the fairies.
  • noun A satellite of the planet Uranus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun (Mediæval Mythol.) The king of the fairies, and husband of Titania or Queen Mab.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A fictional character in medieval and Renaissance literature, for example in William Shakespeare's play, "A Midsummer Night's Dream".
  • proper noun The outermost major moon of Uranus.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French, from Old French Auberon, of Germanic origin; see albho- in Indo-European roots.]

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