Oscar definitions

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A freshwater cichlid (Astronotus ocellatus) native to South America, having a spot at the base of the tail and often kept in home aquariums.
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A trademark for an award presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for excellence in the creation and production of movies.
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A masculine name.
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Any of the statuettes given to those receiving Academy Awards.
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(Open System for CommunicAtion in Realtime) The technology in AOL Instant Messenger (AIM). The Basic OSCAR Services (BOS) include Login/Logoff, Locate (find other AIM users), Instant Message (send message) and Buddy List management. In 1998, AOL introduced TOC, a subset of OSCAR released under the GNU license, which has been used to write AIM clients for Linux and other operating systems. See AIM and FLAP.
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Astronotus ocellatus, a cichlid fish, native to South America, sometimes kept in aquariums.
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A male given name.
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The letter O in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
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A statuette awarded by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
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Origin of oscar

Irish Osgar, from os (“deer") + cara (“friend") ; resuscitated by James Mcpherson in The Works of Ossian (1765). Napoleon, an admirer of the Ossianic poems, chose it for his godson Oscar Bernadotte, who became a king of Sweden. It can also be explained by Old English ōs (“god") and gār (“spear") (see Oswald).