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Mudejar

Mudejar

noun Mu·de·jar \mü-ˈthe-ˌhär, -ˌär\
plural Mu·de·ja·res\-ˈthe-hä-ˌrās, -ä-\

Definition of MUDEJAR

:  a Muslim living under a Christian king especially during the 8th to 11th centuries
Mudejar adjective

Origin of MUDEJAR

Spanish mudéjar, modification of Arabic mudajjan, literally, allowed to remain
First Known Use: 1829

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