[ hahy-bur-noh-sak-suhn ]

  1. having the characteristics of both the Irish and English; Anglo-Irish.

  2. pertaining to or designating the style of art, especially of manuscript illumination, developed principally during the 7th and 8th centuries a.d. in the monastic scriptoria founded by Irish missionaries, characterized chiefly by the use of zoomorphic forms elaborated in interlaced patterns and often set within a symmetrically balanced framework of geometric shapes; Anglo-Irish.

Origin of Hiberno-Saxon

1935–40; Hiberno- combining form of Hibernian

Words Nearby Hiberno-Saxon

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