Definitions for odalisqueˈoʊd l ɪsk
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o•da•lisqueˈoʊd l ɪsk(n.)
a female slave or concubine in a harem, esp. in that of the sultan of Turkey.
Origin of odalisque:
1675–85; < F < Turkish odalIk concubine
a woman slave in a harem
A female slave in a harem, especially one in the Ottoman seraglio.
A desirable or sexually attractive woman.
An odalisque was a female slave or concubine in an Ottoman seraglio, especially the Imperial Harem of the sultan.
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