Houri meaning

ho͝or'ē, ho͝o'rē
A seductive, alluring woman.
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One of the beautiful virgins of the Koranic paradise.
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In Muslim belief, any of the beautiful nymphs of the Muslim Paradise.
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A seductively beautiful woman.
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(Islam) A nymph in the form of a beautiful virgin supposed to dwell in Paradise for the enjoyment of the faithful.
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Origin of houri

French from Persian ḥūrī from Arabic ḥūrīya nymph, houri from ḥūr pl. of ḥawrā’ feminine of ’aḥwar possessing ḥawar intense whiteness of the sclera contrasting with deep blackness of the iris of the eye ḥwr in Semitic roots