DESDEMONA
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Literature
PRONOUNCED: dez-də-MON-ə (English)   [key]
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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