Marrano

noun
Mar·​ra·​no | \ mə-ˈrä-(ˌ)nō How to pronounce Marrano (audio) \
plural Marranos

Definition of Marrano

: a Christianized Jew of medieval Spain

First Known Use of Marrano

1561, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Marrano

Spanish, literally, pig

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“Marrano.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Marrano. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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