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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Triakidae — the houndshark.
  • proper n. A male given name, the Welsh and Galician equivalent to Jacob or James

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  • n. the villain in William Shakespeare's tragedy who tricked Othello into murdering his wife

Etymologies

From the character in Shakespeare's Othello (Wiktionary)

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