Othello

noun
Othel·​lo | \ ə-ˈthe-(ˌ)lō How to pronounce Othello (audio) , ō- \

Definition of Othello

: a Moor in the military service of Venice, husband of Desdemona, and protagonist of Shakespeare's tragedy Othello

First Known Use of Othello

1604, in the meaning defined above

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“Othello.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Othello. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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