variants or less commonly momser or momzer
plural -s
: a child of a union not sanctioned by biblical law as interpreted by the rabbis
[Yiddish mamzer, from Hebrew mamzēr] : a child born out of wedlock

Word History


Late Latin mamzer, from Hebrew mamzēr

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“Mamzer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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