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Flipper, Henry Ossian Syllabification: Flip·per, Henry Ossian
Pronunciation: /ˈflipər/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of Flipper, Henry Ossian in English:

(1856–1940), US soldier and engineer. The first black graduate of West Point 1877, he was court-martialed on false charges in 1882. The charges were not withdrawn until the 1970s, and in 1999 he was formally pardoned.
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