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

  • adj. Of or relating to the Mozarabs, their language, or their culture.
  • n. Any of the early Romance dialects spoken in the parts of the Iberian Peninsula under Moorish power and heavily influenced by Arabic.

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  • proper n. a continuum of closely related Romance dialects spoken in Muslim-dominated areas of the Iberian Peninsula during the early stages of Romance language development in Iberia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the Mozarabs: as, Mozarabic Church, architecture, liturgy, etc.
  • the nature, arrangement, and un-equaled variability of its parts;
  • its Oriental aflinities, such as remains of the epiclesis, proclamations by the deacon, the position of the pax, the presence of the Sancta Sanctis, etc.;
  • the elaborate ritual of the fraction; and
  • the use of a peculiar nomenclature for the parts, considerably different even from that of the Gallican uses, as, for instance, offcium for introit, sacrificium for offertory anthem, illation for preface, etc. See Ephesian, Gallican. liturgy.


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