houri

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Etymology[edit]

From French houri, from Persian حوری (huri), from Arabic حورية‎ (ḥūríyya), plural: حور‎ (ḥūr), adjective: حوري‎ (ḥūrī)

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Noun[edit]

houri (plural houris)

  1. (Islam) A nymph in the form of a beautiful virgin supposed to dwell in Paradise for the enjoyment of the faithful.
  2. Any voluptuous, beautiful woman.

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Verb[edit]

houri

  1. Third-person singular indicative past form of houria.
  2. Indicative present connegative form of houria.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present form of houria.
  4. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of houria.

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