Mudejar

noun
Mu·de·jar | \mü-ˈt͟he-ˌhär, -ˌḵär \
plural Mudejares\-ˈt͟he-hä-ˌrās, -ḵä- \

Definition of Mudejar 

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

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Mudejar adjective

First Known Use of Mudejar

1829, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Mudejar

Spanish mudéjar, modification of Arabic mudajjan, literally, allowed to remain

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