noun \ˈhr-ē, ˈhü-rē\

Definition of HOURI

:  one of the beautiful maidens that in Muslim belief live with the blessed in paradise
:  a voluptuously beautiful young woman

Origin of HOURI

French, from Persian hūri, from Arabic ḥūrīya
First Known Use: 1737

Rhymes with HOURI


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