noun Agh·lab·ite \ˈa-glə-ˌbīt, a-ˈgla-\
variants: less commonly


\ˈa-glə-bəd, a-ˈgla-\

Definition of Aghlabite



  1. :  a member of an Arab dynasty ruling at Kairouan, northern Africa, a.d. 800–909

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Origin and Etymology of aghlabite

Ibrāhīm ibn- al- Aghlab (Ibrahim I) †a.d. 812 African sultan, founder of the dynasty + English -ite or -id

First Known Use: 1843

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to criticize severely

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