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1. Of or relating to the Moors or their culture.
2. Of, relating to, or being a style of Spanish architecture of the 8th to the 16th century, characterized by the horseshoe arch and ornate decoration.
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adjAlso: Morisco or Moresco
1. (Peoples) of or relating to the Moors
2. (Architecture) denoting the style of architecture used in Spain from the 13th to 16th century, characterized by the horseshoe arch
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of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Moors or Moorish culture.
[1400–50; late Middle English morys]
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|Noun||1.||Moorish - a style of architecture common in Spain from the 13th to 16th centuries; characterized by horseshoe-shaped arches|
|Adj.||1.||Moorish - relating to or characteristic of the Moors; "Moorish courtyard"|
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Moorish[ˈmʊərɪʃ] ADJ [person] → moro; [culture, influence, invasion] → árabe; [architecture] → morisco
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Moorish[ˈmʊərɪʃ] adj → moresco/a
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