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Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, The

[roo-bahy-yaht, -bee-]
  1. a free translation (first published in 1859) by Edward FitzGerald of a group of quatrains by the Persian poet Omar Khayyám.
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Origin of Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, The

Rubáiyát < Persian < Arabic, feminine plural of rubāʿī quatrain
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