Abbassid
Abbassid [ə bas′id, ab′ə sid΄]
n.
a member of the dynasty of caliphs that ruled Baghdad (A.D. 750-1258) and claimed descent from Mohammed's uncle, Abbas
adj.
of this dynasty

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Ab·bas·sid (ə-băsʹĭd', ăbʹə-sĭd') also Ab·bas·side (ə-băsʹīd', ăbʹə-sīd')
An Arabic dynasty (750-1258) that expanded the Muslim empire. It was named for al-Abbas (566?-652), paternal uncle of the prophet Muhammad.

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