Moorish

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Moorish(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (North African)
a. moro
Spain benefited enormously from Moorish culture and knowledge.España se benefició enormemente de la cultura y el conocimiento moros.
b. árabe
The Moorish invasion of the Iberian Peninsula took place in the 8th century.La invasión árabe de la península ibérica tuvo lugar en el siglo VIII.
2. (following the Reconquest)
a. mudéjar
You'll be amazed at the exquisite Moorish architecture of Zaragoza.Quedarás asombrado ante la exquisita arquitectura mudéjar de Zaragoza.
b. morisco (related to conversos)
Moorish converts felt obliged to use a lot of ham in their cooking.Los conversos moriscos se sentían obligados a utilizar mucho jamón en la cocina.
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Moorish
[ˈmʊərɪʃ]
adjective
1. moro(a)
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Moorish [ˈmʊərɪʃ]
adjective
[+person] moro; [+culture, influence, invasion] árabe; [+architecture] morisco;
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