Abbasid

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Abbas +‎ -id

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  • (US) IPA(key): /əˈbæs.əd/, /ˈæb.ə.səd/, /əbˈɑ.səd/

Noun[edit]

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Abbasid (plural Abbasids)

  1. (historical) A member of the dynasty of caliphs that ruled from Baghdad, from about 750 to 1250, claiming ancestry of Abbas.[1]

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Abbasid (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to the Abbasid caliphs.

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  1. ^ Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors (2002), “Abbasid”, in The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, page 3.