Desdemona

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Etymology[edit]

Coined based on Ancient Greek δυσ- (dus-) + δαίμων (daímōn), hence "ill-fated, unfortunate".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /dɛzdɛmoʊnə/
  • Hyphenation: Des‧de‧mo‧na

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Desdemona

  1. A character in Shakespeare's play The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice, the wife of Othello
  2. (astronomy) An inner moon of the planet Uranus.
  3. (astronomy) 666 Desdemona, a main-belt asteroid discovered in 1908.

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