Saracen

noun
Sar·​a·​cen | \ ˈser-ə-sən How to pronounce Saracen (audio) , ˈsa-rə-sən\

Definition of Saracen

: a member of a nomadic people of the deserts between Syria and Arabia broadly : arab

Other Words from Saracen

Saracen adjective
Saracenic \ ˌser-​ə-​ˈse-​nik How to pronounce Saracenic (audio) , ˌsa-​rə-​ˈse-​nik \ adjective

First Known Use of Saracen

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Saracen

Middle English, from Old English, from Late Latin Saracenus, from Late Greek Sarakēnos

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