Saadian

noun
Saa·​di·​an | \ ˈsädēən \
plural -s

Definition of Saadian

: a member of a dynasty of sherifs of Arab descent ruling Morocco between 1550 and 1688 and noted for their splendid tombs in Marrakech

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History and Etymology for Saadian

Saadi, 16th and 17th century dynasty of sherifs in Morocco + English -an

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“Saadian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Saadian. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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