Ia·​go ē-ˈä-(ˌ)gō How to pronounce Iago (audio)
: the villain of Shakespeare's tragedy Othello

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1605, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Iago was circa 1605

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“Iago.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Iago. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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