Saracen



noun
1.
History/Historical. a member of any of the nomadic tribes on the Syrian borders of the Roman Empire.
2.
(in later use) an Arab.
3.
a Muslim, especially in the period of the Crusades.
adjective
4.
Also, Saracenic
[sar-uh-sen-ik] /ˌsær əˈsɛn ɪk/ (Show IPA), Saracenical. of or relating to the Saracens.
noun
1.
(history) a member of one of the nomadic Arabic tribes, esp of the Syrian desert, that harassed the borders of the Roman Empire in that region
2.

a Muslim, esp one who opposed the crusades
(in later use) any Arab

adjective
3.
of or relating to Arabs of either of these periods, regions, or types
4.
designating, characterizing, or relating to Muslim art or architecture

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