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Saracen

play
noun Sar·a·cen \ˈsa-rə-sən\

Definition of Saracen

  1. :  a member of a nomadic people of the deserts between Syria and Arabia; broadly :  arab

Saracen adjective
Saracenic play \ˌsa-rə-ˈse-nik\ adjective


Origin of saracen

Middle English, from Old English, from Late Latin Saracenus, from Late Greek Sarakēnos


First Known Use: before 12th century

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