Mozarab

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Moz·ar·ab

 (mō-zăr′əb)
n.
One of a group of Spanish Christians who adopted certain aspects of Moorish culture but continued to practice Christianity when Muslim rulers governed southern Spain.

[Spanish Mozárabe, from Arabic musta'rib, would-be Arab, active participle of ista'raba, to become an Arab, adopt Arabic customs, from 'arab, Arab.]

Mozarab

(məʊˈzærəb)
n
1. (Peoples) (formerly) a Christian of Moorish Spain
2. (Historical Terms) (formerly) a Christian of Moorish Spain
[C18: via Spanish from Arabic musta'rib a would-be Arab]
Mozˈarabic adj

Moz•ar•ab

(moʊˈzær əb)

n.
a Christian in Moorish Spain.
[1780–90; < Sp mozárabe < Arabic musta‘rib one assimilated to the Arabs]
Translations

Mozarab

[mɒzˈærəb] Nmozárabe mf
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