noun Se·phar·di \sə-ˈfär-dē\
plural Se·phar·dim \-ˈfär-dəm\

Definition of SEPHARDI

:  a member of the occidental branch of European Jews settling in Spain and Portugal and later in the Balkans, the Levant, England, the Netherlands, and the Americas; also :  one of their descendants — compare ashkenazi
Se·phar·dic \-ˈfär-dik\ adjective

Origin of SEPHARDI

Late Hebrew sĕphāradhī, from sĕphāradh Spain, from Hebrew, region where Jews were once exiled (Obad 1:20)
First Known Use: 1851

Rhymes with SEPHARDI


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