Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to the Moors or their culture.
  • adj. Of, relating to, or being a style of Spanish architecture of the 8th to the 16th century, characterized by the horseshoe arch and ornate decoration.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. of or pertaining to the Moors or their culture
  • adj. Of or pertaining to a style of Spanish architecture from the time of the Moors, characterized by the horseshoe arch and ornate, geometric decoration

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the characteristics of a moor or heath.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to Morocco or the Moors; in the style of the Moors.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Marshy; resembling a. moor.
  • Belonging to a moor; growing on a moor: as, moorish reeds.
  • Having the qualities of a moor; characterless; barren.
  • Of or pertaining to the Moors.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to or characteristic of the Moors
  • n. a style of architecture common in Spain from the 13th to 16th centuries; characterized by horseshoe-shaped arches

Etymologies

From Moor +‎ -ish. (Wiktionary)

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