from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Moor, especially a Spanish Moor.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A Moor.
- n. The Moorish style of architecture.
- n. A Muslim convert to Christianity.
- n. The morris dance.
- n. One who dances the morris dance.
- proper n. The Moorish language.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Moresque.
- n. The Moorish language.
- n. A Moorish dance, now called morris dance.
- n. One who dances the Moorish dance.
- n. Moresque decoration or architecture.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as Moresque.
- n. In Span. hist., a person of the Moorish race; a Moor.
- n. The language of the Moors of Spain.
- n. The Moorish dance known also as morris-dance.
- n. A dancer of the morris-dance.
- n. A dance performed by one person, differing from the morris-dance. See the last quotation.
- n. The style of architecture or ornamentation commonly called Moorish.
- n. The offspring of a mulatto woman and a Spaniard; also, in general, any one with a considerable amount of negro blood.
Spanish, from Moro, Moor, from Latin Maurus; see Moor.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Spanish morisco Moorish. (Wiktionary)