swart


swart

adjective \ˈswrt\

Definition of SWART

1
a :  swarthy
b archaic :  producing a swarthy complexion
2
swart·ness noun

Examples of SWART

  1. <in bodice rippers the hero is often a swart man of passion and mystery>

Origin of SWART

Middle English, from Old English sweart; akin to Old High German swarz black, Latin sordes dirt
First Known Use: before 12th century

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