Saracen

Definitions of Saracen
  1. noun
    (when used broadly) any Arab
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    type of:
    Arab, Arabian
    a member of a Semitic people originally from the Arabian peninsula and surrounding territories who speaks Arabic and who inhabits much of the Middle East and northern Africa
  2. noun
    (historically) a member of the nomadic people of the Syrian and Arabian deserts at the time of the Roman Empire
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    type of:
    nomad
    a member of a people who have no permanent home but move about according to the seasons
  3. noun
    (historically) a Muslim who opposed the Crusades
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    type of:
    Moslem, Muslim
    a believer in or follower of Islam
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