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Harem

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Harem

1. The apartments or portion of the house allotted to females in Mohammedan families.

2. The family of wives and concubines belonging to one man, in Mohammedan countries; a seraglio.

Origin: Ar.haram, orig, anything forbidden of sacred, fr. Harama to forbid, prohibit

alternative forms: haram and hareem.