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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-bas-id, ab-uh-sid]
    • /əˈbæs ɪd, ˈæb ə sɪd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-bas-id, ab-uh-sid]
    • /əˈbæs ɪd, ˈæb ə sɪd/

Definitions of abbasid word

  • noun abbasid any caliph of the dynasty that ruled the Muslim empire from Baghdad (750–1258) and claimed descent from Abbas, uncle of Mohammed 3
  • noun abbasid (as modifier) 3
  • noun abbasid a member of a dynasty of caliphs ruling at Baghdad, a.d. 750–1258, governing most of the Islamic world and claiming descent from Abbas, uncle of Muhammad. 1
  • noun abbasid A member of the dynasty of caliphs that ruled from Baghdad, from about 750 to 1250, claiming ancestry of Abbas. 0
  • adjective abbasid Of or relating to the Abbasid caliphs. 0

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A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 85% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
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