Definition of Averroës in English:


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Pronunciation: /əˈvɛrəʊiːz
  • (Circa 1126–98), Spanish-born Islamic philosopher, judge, and physician; Arabic name ibn-Rushd. His highly influential commentaries on Aristotle sought to reconcile Aristotle with Plato and the Greek philosophical tradition with the Arabic.

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elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody