Abbasid

noun Ab·bas·id \ ə-ˈba-səd , ˈa-bə-səd \

Definition of Abbasid

:a member of a dynasty of caliphs (750–1258) ruling the Islamic empire especially from their capital Baghdad and claiming descent from Abbas the uncle of Muhammad

Origin and Etymology of abbasid

ʽAbbās ibn ʽAbdias al-Muṭṭāālib †circa 653 uncle of Muhammad + 1-id


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