Definitions for moorishˈmʊər ɪʃ
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Moorish, Moorish architecture(adj)
a style of architecture common in Spain from the 13th to 16th centuries; characterized by horseshoe-shaped arches
relating to or characteristic of the Moors
of or pertaining to the Moors or their culture
Of or pertaining to a style of Spanish architecture from the time of the Moors, characterized by the horseshoe arch and ornate, geometric decoration
Boggy, marshy; like a moor.
having the characteristics of a moor or heath
of or pertaining to Morocco or the Moors; in the style of the Moors
Origin: [See 1st Moor, and cf. Morris, Moresque.]
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