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English

Etymology

Circa 18th Century, from French, from Latin Orcus, god of the infernal regions.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈo.ɡɝ/
  • Schoolbook Phonetics: (ōʹgûr)
  • Last Resort Phonetics: OH-gur
    Rhymes: -əʊɡə(r)
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Noun

Singular
ogre

Plural
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  1. In folk tales, one of a class of brutish giants that eat human flesh.
  2. A large beast

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