Etymology

1. Alexander

noun. king of Macedon; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; founder of Alexandria (356-323 BC).

Etymology

  • Alexander (Latin)
  • Ἀλέξανδρος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Alexander

  • salamander
  • aleksandr
  • aleksander
  • skenandore
  • santander
  • coriander
  • telander
  • rosander
  • lysander
  • commander
  • standre
  • stander
  • slander
  • meander
  • leander
  • grander
  • glander
  • evander
  • brander
  • blander
  • zander
  • vander
  • sandor
  • sander
  • rander
  • pander
  • mander
  • landor
  • lander
  • hander

How do you pronounce alexander?

Pronounce alexander as ˌælɪgˈzændər.

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2. Alexander

noun. European herb somewhat resembling celery widely naturalized in Britain coastal regions and often cultivated as a potherb.

Synonyms

  • Alexanders
  • black lovage
  • herb
  • Smyrnium olusatrum
  • herbaceous plant
  • Smyrnium
  • genus Smyrnium

Etymology

  • Alexander (Latin)
  • Ἀλέξανδρος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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