Share this entry

Share this page

Omar Khayyám

Syllabification: O·mar Khay·yám
Pronunciation: /kīˈäm, -ˈam
 
/

Definition of Omar Khayyám in English:

( Died 1123), Persian poet, mathematician, and astronomer. His rubáiyát (quatrains), found in The Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (translation published 1859), are meditations on the mysteries of existence and celebrations of worldly pleasures.

Words that rhyme with Omar Khayyám

am, Amsterdam, Assam, Bram, cam, cham, cheongsam, clam, cram, dam, damn, drachm, dram, exam, femme, flam, gam, glam, gram, ham, jam, jamb, lam, lamb, mam, mesdames, Pam, pram, pro-am, ram, Sam, scam, scram, sham, Siam, slam, Spam, swam, tam, tram, Vietnam, wham, yam

Definition of Omar Khayyám in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day Noel
Pronunciation: nəʊˈɛl
noun
Christmas…