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Moorish (adj.)

"of or pertaining to the Moors," mid-15c., moreis, morys, morreys, from Moor + -ish. Earlier was Moreske (mid-14c.), from Old French moresque, morisque. Also compare Morisco, Moresco.

updated on February 22, 2019

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Definitions of Moorish from WordNet
1
Moorish (n.)
a style of architecture common in Spain from the 13th to 16th centuries; characterized by horseshoe-shaped arches;
Synonyms: Moorish architecture
2
Moorish (adj.)
relating to or characteristic of the Moors;
Synonyms: Moresque
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.

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