Definition of Marinid in English:

Marinid

(also Merinide, Marinide, Merinid)

noun

History
  • A member of a Berber dynasty that ruled Morocco from the 13th to the 15th cent.

adjective

History
  • Of, relating to, or designating this dynasty.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Stanley Lane-Poole (1854–1931), oriental numismatist and historian. From Arabic Marīn (in Banū Marīn, lit. ‘sons of Marīn’, the name of a Moroccan Berber dynasty) + -id.

Pronunciation

Marinid

/ˈmarɪnɪd/