Definition of Moorish. Meaning of Moorish. Synonyms of Moorish

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Definition of Moorish

Moorish
Moorish Moor"ish, a. [From 2d Moor.] Having the characteristics of a moor or heath. ``Moorish fens.' --Thomson.
Moorish
Moorish Moor"ish, a. [See 1st Moor, and cf. Morris, Moresque.] Of or pertaining to Morocco or the Moors; in the style of the Moors. Moorish architecture, the style developed by the Moors in the later Middle Ages, esp. in Spain, in which the arch had the form of a horseshoe, and the ornamentation admitted no representation of animal life. It has many points of resemblance to the Arabian and Persian styles, but should be distinguished from them. See Illust. under Moresque.

Meaning of Moorish from wikipedia

- "infidels". Apart from these historic ****ociations and context, Moor and Moorish designate a specific ethnic group speaking H****aniya Arabic. They inhabit...
- Lisa Moorish (born 16 January 1972) is an English singer-songwriter. She had a solo career beginning in 1989, and was the lead singer of the indie band...
- The Moorish Science Temple of America is an American national and religious organization founded by Noble Drew Ali. He based it on the premise that African...
- The Moorish idol (Zanclus cornutus) is a marine fish species, the sole extant representative of the family Zanclidae (from the Gr**** ζαγκίος, zagkios...
- Moorish Revival or Neo-Moorish is one of the exotic revival architectural styles that were adopted by architects of Europe and the Americas in the wake...
- Moorish architecture is an architectural style which historically developed in the western Islamic world, which included al-Andalus (Muslim-ruled Spain...
- substrate. During the caliphate of the Umayyad Caliph Al-Walid I, the Moorish commander Tariq ibn-Ziyad led a small force that landed at Gibraltar on...
- The Moorish Castle is the name given to a medieval fortification in Gibraltar comprising various buildings, gates, and fortified walls, with the dominant...
- The Moorish viper (Macrovipera mauritanica; common names: Moorish viper, Sahara rock viper, Atlas blunt-nosed viper, more) is a venomous viper species...
- The Moorish Queen (Spanish:La reina mora) may refer to: The Moorish Queen, a 1903 zarzuela by the Quintero brothers The Moorish Queen (1922 film) a Spanish...
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