Mudejar

noun
Mu·​de·​jar | \ mü-ˈt͟he-ˌhär How to pronounce Mudejar (audio) , -ˌḵär How to pronounce Mudejar (audio) \
plural Mudejares\ mü-​ˈt͟he-​hä-​ˌrās How to pronounce Mudejares (audio) , -​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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“Mudejar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mudejar. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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