Mudéjar definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. Mu·déja·res
A Muslim who remained in Spain after it had been reconquered by the Christians in the Middle Ages.adjective
Of or relating to a style of Spanish architecture of the 13th to the 16th century, combining Moorish and Gothic forms.
Origin: Spanish, from Arabic mudajjan, permitted to remain, Mudéjar, passive participle of dajjana, to allow to remain, from dajana, to remain, stay; see dgn in Semitic roots.