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Definition of Orphan


  1. A child bereaved of both father and mother; sometimes, also, a child who has but one parent living.
  2. Bereaved of parents, or (sometimes) of one parent.
  3. To cause to become an orphan; to deprive of parents.
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Orphan Translations

orphan in Afrikaans is weeskind, ouerloos
orphan in Dutch is ouderloos
orphan in French is orphelin
orphan in German is Waisenkind, Waise, Waise
orphan in Latin is pupillus pupilla