Latino

noun
La·​ti·​no | \ lə-ˈtē-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce Latino (audio) \
plural Latinos

Definition of Latino

1 : a native or inhabitant of Latin America
2 : a person of Latin American origin living in the U.S.

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Latino adjective

First Known Use of Latino

1946, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Latino

American Spanish, probably short for latinoamericano Latin American

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The first known use of Latino was in 1946

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“Latino.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Latino. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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Latino

noun
How to pronounce Latino (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of Latino

: a person who was born or lives in South America, Central America, or Mexico or a person in the U.S. whose family is originally from South America, Central America, or Mexico

Latino

noun
La·​ti·​no | \ lə-ˈtē-nō How to pronounce Latino (audio) \
plural Latinos

Kids Definition of Latino

: a person born or living in Latin America or of Latin-American origin living in the United States

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