UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈæbəˌsɪd/, /əˈbæsɪd/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(ə basid, abə sid)

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Ab•bas•id  (ə basid, abə sid),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Ancient History, Eastern Religionsa 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.
Also,  Ab•bassid, Ab•bas•side  (ə basid, abə sid),USA pronunciation 
  • Arabic (al-)‘abbās + -id1

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Abbasid /ˈæbəˌsɪd; əˈbæsɪd/ n
  1. any caliph of the dynasty that ruled the Muslim empire from Baghdad (750–1258) and claimed descent from Abbas, uncle of Mohammed
  2. (as modifier): the Abbasid dynasty
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