Sar·a·cen n. Anciently, an Arab; later, a Mussulman; in the Middle Ages, the common term among Christians in Europe for a Mohammedan hostile to the crusaders.
Saracens' consound Bot., a kind of ragwort (Senecio Saracenicus), anciently used to heal wounds.
n 1: (historically) a member of the nomadic people of the Syrian
and Arabian deserts at the time of the Roman Empire
2: (when used broadly) any Arab
3: (historically) a Muslim who opposed the crusades