Saracen

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin Saracenus, from Ancient Greek Σαρακηνός (Sarakēnos), which may be from Arabic شرقيين (sharqiyyin, easterners), though the Oxford English Dictionary disputes this.

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Saracen (plural Saracens)

  1. member of a nomadic people from the Sinai near the Roman province of Arabia in the early centuries CE, who were specifically distinguished from Arabs
  2. (dated) An Arab or any Muslim, especially one involved in the Crusades.
  3. (dated) A pirate in the Mediterranean.
  4. A type of six-wheeled armoured personnel carrier.

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  1. Saracen

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