mamzer

noun mam·zer \ˈmämzə(r)\
variants: less commonly

momser

or

momzer

\ˈmämzə(r)\

Definition of mamzer

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a child of a union not sanctioned by biblical law as interpreted by the rabbis

  2. 2 [Yiddish mamzer, from Hebrew mamzēr] :  a child born out of wedlock

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Origin and Etymology of mamzer

Late Latin mamzer, from Hebrew mamzēr


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