Meaning of Bernard

Ber•nard

Pronunciation: (ber-nar' for 1 bûr'n&schward, bûr-närd' for 2), [key]
— n.
  1. 1813–78, French physiologist.
  2. a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “bear” and “hardy.”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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