Moorish

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Moor·ish

 (mo͝or′ĭsh)
adj.
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.

Moorish

(ˈmʊərɪʃ; ˈmɔː-)
adj
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
Also: Morisco or Moresco

Moor•ish

(ˈmʊər ɪʃ)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Moors or Moorish culture.
[1400–50; late Middle English morys]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Moorish - a style of architecture common in Spain from the 13th to 16th centuriesMoorish - a style of architecture common in Spain from the 13th to 16th centuries; characterized by horseshoe-shaped arches
architectural style, style of architecture, type of architecture - architecture as a kind of art form
Adj.1.Moorish - relating to or characteristic of the Moors; "Moorish courtyard"
Translations

Moorish

[ˈmʊərɪʃ] ADJ [person] → moro; [culture, influence, invasion] → árabe; [architecture] → morisco

Moorish

[ˈmʊərɪʃ] adjmaure, mauresque

Moorish

adjmaurisch; invasionder Mauren

Moorish

[ˈmʊərɪʃ] adjmoresco/a
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