plural -s
: one of a group of Spanish and Portuguese Jews expelled from Spain in 1492 whose descendants scattered among the Balkan states speak Judeo-Spanish compare ladino sense 4, sephardim

Word History


Italian, literally, Spaniard, from spagnuolo, adjective, Spanish, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin Hispaniolus

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“Spagnuolo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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