Share this entry

Averroës Syllabification: A·ver·ro·ës
Pronunciation: /əˈverōˌēz/ /ˌavəˈrō-ēz/

Definition of Averroës in English:

( Circa 1126–98), Islamic philosopher, judge, and physician, born in Spain; Arabic name ibn-Rushd. His highly influential commentaries on Aristotle sought to reconcile the Greek philosophical tradition with the Arabic.

Words that rhyme with Averroës

superficies • Héloëse

Definition of Averroës in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day doofus
Pronunciation: ˈduːfʌs
a stupid person