Saracen definitions

săr'ə-sən
Of the Saracens or their culture.
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A member of any of the nomadic tribes of Syria and nearby regions.
noun
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Any Arab or any Muslim, esp. at the time of the Crusades.
noun
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A member of a pre-Islamic nomadic people of the Syrian and Arabian Deserts.
noun
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A Muslim, especially of the time of the Crusades.
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Origin of saracen

Middle English from Old English from Late Latin Saracēnus from Late Greek Sarakēnos ultimately from Arabic šarq east, sunrise śrq in Semitic roots