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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. zoo-LAY-kə(English)

Meaning & History

Meaning uncertain, possibly of Arabic origin. According to medieval tradition, notably related by the 15th-century Persian poet Jami, this was the name of the biblical Potiphar's wife. She has been a frequent subject of poems and tales.