Αγαρηνός

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Etymology[edit]

From Byzantine Greek Αγαρηνός (Agarēnós, a mediaeval name), from Ἄγαρ (Ágar, Hagar) +‎ -ηνός (-ēnós) [1] (Hagar was the mother of Ishmael)

Noun[edit]

Αγαρηνός (Agarinósm (plural Αγαρηνοί, feminine Αγαρηνή)

  1. (dated, pejorative) an Ismaili Arab
    1. An Ottoman Muslim
    2. a Turk
    3. (figuratively) a violent, barbaric man

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Babiniotis, Georgios (2008) Λεξικό της νέας ελληνικής γλώσσας [Modern Greek Dictionary], 3rd edition, Athens: Lexicology Centre (abbreviated)