Pronunciation: (sar'u-sun), [key]
1. Hist.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, esp. in the period of the Crusades.
Also,Sar•a•cen•icPronunciation: (sar"u-sen'ik), [key] Sar"a•cen'i•cal. of or pertaining to the Saracens.
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