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Averroës

or A·ver·rho·ës

[uh-ver-oh-eez]
noun
  1. 1126?–98, Arab philosopher in Spain.
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Averroës

noun
  1. 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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Averroes

Latinization of name of Ibn Rushd (1126-1198) Arab philosopher and physician of Spain and Morocco.

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Averroës

1126-1198
  1. Arab physician and philosopher, born in Spain. He is best known for his commentaries on Aristotle.
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