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Etymology edit

From Byzantine Greek Ἀγαρηνός (Agarēnós), a mediaeval name, from Ἄγαρ (Ágar, Hagar) +‎ -ηνός (-ēnós) [1] (Hagar was the mother of Ishmael).

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Αγαρηνός (Agarinósm (plural Αγαρηνοί, feminine Αγαρηνή)

  1. (dated, derogatory) an Ishmaelite Arab
    1. An Ottoman Muslim
    2. a Turk
    3. (figuratively) a violent, barbaric man

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  1. ^ Αγαρηνός - Babiniotis, Georgios (2008) Λεξικό της νέας ελληνικής γλώσσας: [] [Dictionary of Modern Greek (language)] (in Greek), 3rd edition, Athens: Kentro Lexikologias [Lexicology Centre], 1st edition 1998, →ISBN. (abbreviated)