Mozarab

[ moh-zar-uh b ]
/ moʊˈzær əb /

noun

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

Mozarab
/ (məʊˈzærəb) /

noun

(formerly) a Christian of Moorish Spain

Derived forms of Mozarab

Mozarabic, adjective

Word Origin for Mozarab

C18: via Spanish from Arabic musta`rib a would-be Arab
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