modification (influenced by Hispanic) of Spanish españolizar, from español Spanish (from—assumed—Vulgar Latin Hispaniolus, from Latin Hispania Spain) + -izar -ize
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“Hispaniolize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hispaniolize. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.
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