Mudejar

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noun Mu·de·jar \mü-ˈthe-ˌhär, -ˌḵär\

Definition of Mudejar

plural

Mudejares

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

Mudejar

adjective

Origin and Etymology of mudejar

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


First Known Use: 1829


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