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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Houri  \Hou"ri\,  n.;  pl  {Houris}.  [Per.  h[=u]r[=i],  h[=u]r[=a], 
  h[=u]r;  akin  to  Ar  h[=u]r,  pl  of  ahwar  beautiful-eyed, 
  black-eyed.] 
  A  nymph  of  paradise;  --  so  called  by  the  Mohammedans. 




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