Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, The
[ roo-bahy-yaht, -bee- ]
/ ˈru baɪˌyɑt, -bi- /
a free translation (first published in 1859) by Edward FitzGerald of a group of quatrains by the Persian poet Omar Khayyám.
Origin of Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, The
Rubáiyát < Persian < Arabic, feminine plural of rubāʿī quatrain
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