Mozarab

noun

Moz·​ar·​ab
mōˈzarəb also -zer-
: a Spanish Christian in the period of Muslim domination of Spain from about the 9th century to the 15th century

Word History

Etymology

Spanish mozárabe, from Arabic Mustaʽrib would-be Arab, from ʽArab Arab

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“Mozarab.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mozarab. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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