La·​tinx | \ primarily a written form ; often read as lə-ˈtē-ˌneks\

Definition of Latinx

: of, relating to, or marked by Latin American heritage used as a gender-neutral alternative to Latino or Latina … the oldest of three girls in a tightknit Latinx family— Christine AlmedaDuring her victory speech last night, the activist … thanked the district's primarily Latinx community for their trust in her vision for America.— Kat Armstrong… the first openly LGBTQ Latinx person elected governor in the US …— Terrance Heath

First Known Use of Latinx

2007, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Latinx

latin(o) and latin(a) + x entry 1, replacing the gender-specific Spanish markers -o and -a

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to gather or build up little by little

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