[oh-mahr kahy-yahm, -yam, oh-mer] /ˈoʊ mɑr kaɪˈyɑm, -ˈyæm, ˈoʊ mər/
died 1123? Persian poet and mathematician.
[kahy-yahm, -yam] /kaɪˈyɑm, -ˈyæm/
?1050–?1123, Persian poet, mathematician, and astronomer, noted for the Rubáiyát, a collection of quatrains, popularized in the West by Edward Fitzgerald’s version (1859)
See Omar Khayyám
Omar Khayyam [(oh-mahr keye-ahm, keye-am)]
A twelfth-century Persian poet; author of the “Rubáiyát.”
[oh-mey-suh m] /oʊˈmeɪ səm/ noun, plural omasa [oh-mey-suh] /oʊˈmeɪ sə/ (Show IPA) 1. the third stomach of a ruminant, between the reticulum and the ; the manyplies. /əʊˈmeɪsəm/ noun (pl) -sa (-sə) 1. another name for psalterium omasum (ō-mā’səm) Plural omasa The third division of the stomach in ruminant animals. It removes excess water from […]
[oh-mahy-ad] /oʊˈmaɪ æd/ noun, plural Omayyads, Omayyades [oh-mahy-uh-deez] /oʊˈmaɪ əˌdiz/ (Show IPA) 1. a member of the dynasty that ruled at Damascus a.d. 661–750, claiming descent from Omayya, cousin of the grandfather of Muhammad the Prophet. 2. a member of the dynasty of caliphs that ruled in southern Spain, a.d. 756–1031: related to the Damascus […]
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[om-ber] /ˈɒm bər/ noun 1. a card game popular in the 17th and 18th centuries and played, usually by three persons, with 40 cards. 2. the player undertaking to win the pool in this game.