A Muslim who remained in Spain after it had been reconquered by the Christians in the Middle Ages.
Of or relating to a style of Spanish architecture of the 12th to the 17th century, combining Moorish and Gothic forms.
Origin of mudejar
- Spanish from Arabic mudajjan permitted to remain, Mudéjar passive participle of dajjana to allow to remain from dajana to remain, stay dgn in Semitic roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition