Complete Definition of "ogre"

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English

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

Pronunciation
IPA: /Ëo.É¡É/
Schoolbook Phonetics: (Åʹgûr)
Last Resort Phonetics: OH-gur

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Noun
en-noun

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

Translations
trans-top|brutish giant
Chinese: é£äººé­
Finnish: jättiläinen
Ido: ogro
Italian: orco m
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Japanese: 鬼 (ãã«)
Latvian: cilvÄkÄdÄjs
Swedish: rese
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trans-top|large beast
Finnish: hirviö
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Related terms
ogreish, ogrish
ogress
ogry

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