Etymology
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Tarzan

name of character in a series of novels by U.S. fiction writer Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950), introduced 1914.

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Definitions of Tarzan

Tarzan (n.)
(sometimes used ironically) a man of great strength and agility (after the hero of a series of novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs);
Tarzan (n.)
a man raised by apes who was the hero of a series of novels by Edgar Rice Burroughs;
Synonyms: Tarzan of the Apes
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