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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.dez-də-MON-ə English
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Meaning & History

Derived from Greek δυσδαιμων (dysdaimon) meaning "ill-fated". This was the name of the murdered wife of Othello in Shakespeare's play 'Othello' (1603).

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moons of Uranus, Shakespearean characters, victims
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute