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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Moor·ish, a.  Having the characteristics of a moor or heath. Moorish fens.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Moor·ish, a.  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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : relating to or characteristic of the Moors; "Moorish
            architecture" [syn: Moresque]
      n : a style of architecture common in Spain from the 13th to
          16th centuries; characterized by the horseshoe (Moorish)
          arch [syn: Moorish architecture]