Ashkenazi

noun
Ash·ke·nazi | \ˌäsh-kə-ˈnä-zē, ˌash-kə-ˈna- \
plural Ashkenazim\-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

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Ashkenazic \-ˈnä-zik, -ˈna- \ adjective

First Known Use of Ashkenazi

1828, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ashkenazi

Late Hebrew Ashkĕnāzī, from Ashkĕnāz, medieval rabbinical name for Germany

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