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Moorish

[ moor-ish ]
/ ˈmʊər ɪʃ /
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adjective
of or relating to the Moors, a Muslim people of NW Africa.
in the style of the Moors, as architecture or decoration.
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Origin of Moorish

First recorded in 1400–50, Moorish is from the late Middle English word morys.See Moor, -ish1
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British Dictionary definitions for Moorish

Moorish
/ (ˈmʊərɪʃ, ˈmɔː-) /

adjective
of or relating to the Moors
denoting the style of architecture used in Spain from the 13th to 16th century, characterized by the horseshoe arch
Also: Morisco, Moresco
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