Definitions for odalisqueˈoʊd l ɪsk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•da•lisqueˈoʊd l ɪsk(n.)

or o•da•lisk

  1. 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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. odalisque(noun)

    a woman slave in a harem

Wiktionary

  1. odalisque(Noun)

    A female slave in a harem, especially one in the Ottoman seraglio.

  2. odalisque(Noun)

    A desirable or sexually attractive woman.

Freebase

  1. Odalisque

    An odalisque was a female slave or concubine in an Ottoman seraglio, especially the Imperial Harem of the sultan.

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