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Orson

[awr-suh n] /ˈɔr sən/
noun
1.
a male given name: from an Old French word meaning “bearlike.”.
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  • The pilot was hosted by Orson bean, but no network or syndicator bought the show.
Word Origin and History for Orson

masc. proper name, from French ourson, diminutive of ours "bear," from Latin ursus (see Arctic).

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