Definition of Omar Khayyám in English:

Omar Khayyám

proper noun

  • (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.

Pronunciation:

Omar Khayyám

/kīˈäm//-ˈam/