swart

adjective
\ ˈswȯrt How to pronounce swart (audio) \

Definition of swart

1a : swarthy
b archaic : producing a swarthy complexion

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swartness noun

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in bodice rippers the hero is often a swart man of passion and mystery

First Known Use of swart

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for swart

Middle English, from Old English sweart; akin to Old High German swarz black, Latin sordes dirt

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The first known use of swart was before the 12th century

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“Swart.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/swart. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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