Variant of seraglio
- the part of a Muslim household where wives or concubines live; harem
- the palace of a Turkish sultan
Origin: It serraglio, enclosure, padlock, also (infl. by Turkish saray, palace: see serai), place, seraglio from Midieval Latin serraculum, a bolt, bar from Late Latin serare, to lock, bar from Classical Latin sera, a bolt, lock
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