ladino

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noun la·di·no \lə-ˈdē-(ˌ)nō\

Definition of ladino

plural

ladinos

  1. 1 often capitalized [American Spanish] :  a westernized Spanish-speaking Latin American; especially :  mestizo

  2. 2 capitalized [Judeo-Spanish, from Old Spanish] :  judeo-spanish

Origin and Etymology of ladino

Spanish, literally, Latin, from Latin latinus


First Known Use: 1877


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