1126?–98, Arab philosopher in Spain.
Also, Averrhoës.
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Averroës (əˈvɛrəʊˌiːz)
Arabic name ibn-Rushd. 1126--88, Arab philosopher and physician in Spain, noted particularly for his attempts to reconcile Aristotelian philosophy with Islamic religion, which profoundly influenced Christian scholasticism

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Latinization of name of Ibn Rushd (1126-1198) Arab philosopher and physician of Spain and Morocco.
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Averroës A·ver·ro·ës or A·ver·rho·ës (ə-věr'ō-ēz', āv'ə-rō'ēz), 1126-1198.

Arab physician and philosopher, born in Spain. He is best known for his commentaries on Aristotle.

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