[ib-uh n] /ˈɪb ən/ (often initial capital letter) 1. son of (used in Arabic personal names): ibn Saud.
/ˌɪbənælɑːˈrɑːbɪ/ noun 1. Muhyi-l-din. 1165–1240, Muslim mystic and poet, born in Spain, noted for his influence on Sufism
- Ibn al-haytham
Ibn al-Haytham (ĭb’ən ěl-hī’thəm), Abu ‘Ali al-Hasan Also known as Alhazen (ĭb’ən ěl-hī’thəm) Arab mathematician who wrote almost 100 works on mathematics, astronomy, philosophy, and medicine, but who is best known for his book on optics, which became very influential in Europe after it was translated in the 13th century. It contained a detailed description […]
/ˌɪbənbæˈtuːtɑː/ noun 1. 1304–?68, Arab traveller, who wrote the Rihlah, an account of his travels (1325–54) in Africa and Asia