Mozarab

Mozarab

[moh-zar-uhb]
noun
a Christian in Spain who, during the Muslim domination, was permitted to practice his or her own religion.

Origin:
1780–90; < Spanish mozárabe < Arabic mustaʿrib one assimilated to the Arabs

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Mozarab (məʊˈzærəb)
 
n
(formerly) a Christian of Moorish Spain
 
[C18: via Spanish from Arabic musta`rib a would-be Arab]
 
Moz'arabic
 
adj

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