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Abbasid

[ uh-bas-id, ab-uh-sid ]
/ əˈbæs ɪd, ˈæb ə sɪd /
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noun
a member of a dynasty of caliphs ruling at Baghdad, a.d. 750–1258, governing most of the Islamic world and claiming descent from Abbas, uncle of Muhammad.
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Also Ab·bas·sid, Ab·bas·side [uh-bas-ahyd, ab-uh-sahyd]. /əˈbæs aɪd, ˈæb əˌsaɪd/.

Origin of Abbasid

<Arabic (al-)ʿabbās + -id1
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British Dictionary definitions for Abbasid

Abbasid
/ (ˈæbəˌsɪd, əˈbæsɪd) /

noun
  1. any caliph of the dynasty that ruled the Muslim empire from Baghdad (750–1258) and claimed descent from Abbas, uncle of Mohammed
  2. (as modifier)the Abbasid dynasty
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