Pronunciation: (ōd'l-isk), [key]
1. a female slave or concubine in a harem, esp. in that of the sultan of Turkey.
2. (cap.) any of a number of representations of such a woman or of a similar subject, as by Ingres or Matisse. Also,o'da•lisk.
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