contrabandist

noun
con·​tra·​band·​ist | \ ˈkän-trə-ˌban-dist How to pronounce contrabandist (audio) \

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contrabandists supplying the rebels with guns

First Known Use of contrabandist

circa 1818, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for contrabandist

borrowed from Spanish contrabandista, from contrabando "contraband" (borrowed from Italian contrabbando) + -ista -ist entry 1 — more at contraband

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The first known use of contrabandist was circa 1818

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18 May 2021

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“Contrabandist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/contrabandist. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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