Definitions for moorishˈmʊər ɪʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Moorish, Moorish architecture(adj)

    a style of architecture common in Spain from the 13th to 16th centuries; characterized by horseshoe-shaped arches

  2. Moorish, Moresque(adj)

    relating to or characteristic of the Moors

    "Moorish courtyard"


  1. Moorish(Adjective)

    of or pertaining to the Moors or their culture

  2. Moorish(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a style of Spanish architecture from the time of the Moors, characterized by the horseshoe arch and ornate, geometric decoration

  3. moorish(Adjective)

    Boggy, marshy; like a moor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Moorish(adj)

    having the characteristics of a moor or heath

  2. Moorish(adj)

    of or pertaining to Morocco or the Moors; in the style of the Moors

  3. Origin: [See 1st Moor, and cf. Morris, Moresque.]

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