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Mu·dé·jar

 (mo͞o-thĕ′här)
n. pl. Mu·déja·res (-hä-rĕs′)
A Muslim who remained in Spain after it had been reconquered by the Christians in the Middle Ages.
adj.
Of or relating to a style of Spanish architecture of the 12th to the 17th century, combining Moorish and Gothic forms.

[Spanish, from Arabic mudajjan, permitted to remain, Mudéjar, passive participle of dajjana, to allow to remain, from dajana, to remain, stay; see dgn in Semitic roots.]

Mudéjar

(muˈðɛxar)
n, pl -jares (-xares)
1. (Historical Terms) medieval history a Spanish Moor, esp one permitted to stay in Spain after the Christian reconquest
2. (Peoples) medieval history a Spanish Moor, esp one permitted to stay in Spain after the Christian reconquest
adj (also without capital)
(Architecture) of or relating to a style of architecture originated by Mudéjares
[from Arabic mudajjan one permitted to remain]

Mu•dé•jar

(Sp. muˈðɛ hɑr)

n., pl. -ja•res (-hɑˌrɛs)

adj. n.
1. a Muslim allowed to remain in Spain after the Christian reconquest, esp. during the 8th–13th centuries.
adj.
2. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Mudéjars.
[1860–65; < Sp < Arabic muddajjan permitted to stay]
Translations
mudéjar
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