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Ashkenazi

noun Ash·ke·nazi \ˌäsh-kə-ˈnä-zē, ˌash-kə-ˈna-\
plural Ash·ke·naz·im\-ˈnä-zəm, -ˈna-\

Definition of ASHKENAZI

:  a member of one of the two great divisions of Jews comprising the eastern European Yiddish-speaking Jews — compare sephardi
Ash·ke·naz·ic \-ˈnä-zik, -ˈna-\ adjective

Origin of ASHKENAZI

Late Hebrew Ashkĕnāzī, from Ashkĕnāz, medieval rabbinical name for Germany
First Known Use: 1839

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