[ moh-zar-uh b ]
/ moʊˈzær əb /
a Christian in Spain who, during the Muslim domination, was permitted to practice his or her own religion.
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Origin of Mozarab
1780–90; < Spanish mozárabe < Arabic mustaʿrib one assimilated to the Arabs
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British Dictionary definitions for mozarab
/ (məʊˈzærəb) /
(formerly) a Christian of Moorish Spain
Derived forms of MozarabMozarabic, adjective
Word Origin for Mozarab
C18: via Spanish from Arabic musta`rib a would-be Arab
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