[ moh-zar-uhb ]
/ moʊˈzær əb /
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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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