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n. pl. La·di·nos
1. A nearly extinct Romance language, descended from medieval Spanish, spoken by Sephardic Jews especially in the Balkans, Turkey, and the Near East. Also called Judeo-Spanish.
2. also ladino In Central America, a Spanish-speaking or acculturated Indian; a mestizo.

[Spanish ladino, from Latin Latīnus, Latin; see Latin.]
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n, pl -nos
(Plants) an Italian variety of white clover grown as a forage crop in North America
[C20: perhaps from Italian ladino (see Ladin), referring to a person or thing from the Italian-speaking area of Switzerland, where the clover is grown]


(Languages) a language of Sephardic Jews, based on Spanish with some Hebrew elements and usually written in Hebrew characters. Also called: Judaeo-Spanish or Judezmo
[from Spanish: Latin]
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(ləˈdi noʊ)

n., pl. -nos for 2,3.
2. (in Spanish America) a mestizo.
[1885–90; < Sp < Latin Latīnus Latin. compare Ladin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ladino - a person of mixed racial ancestry (especially mixed European and Native American ancestry)ladino - a person of mixed racial ancestry (especially mixed European and Native American ancestry)
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
2.Ladino - the Spanish dialect spoken by Sephardic Jews but written in the Hebrew script
Spanish - the Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain
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References in periodicals archive ?
Jews refused to refer to the city by its Greek name, Thessaloniki, instead continuing to call it Saloniko (in Ladino) until a 1937 law compelled them to change--twenty-five years after the imposition of Greek rule.
Aunque generalmente se ha indicado que el termino "ladino" hacia referencia al individuo que podia hablar con fluidez el castellano, y "bozal" a aquellos sin conocimientos del espanol, segun Loshe (2005, pp.
Did you know that the number of acres in a food plot can be determined by multiplying the length times the width, and then dividing by 43,560, or that the percentage of crude protein peaks in March for arrowleaf clover, February for ladino, and November for wheat?
The four-strong group, with backgrounds in classical, jazz and gipsy folk, will perform a set of traditional Jewish, Klezmer, Yiddish, Ladino, Simcha and Israeli music.
At Worcester, the Philip Hobbs-trained Ladino (2.20) can get back on the winning trail.
Ladino looks sure to go very close in the Summer Festival Handicap Hurdle at Newton Abbot.
Ladino looks sure to go very close in the totepool Summer Festival Handicap Hurdle (3.10) at Newton Abbot.
In the film, as in Nissan's novel, Oshinica's family members speak Ladino (an archaic form of Spanish retained by Jewish Spaniards who were expulsed from Spain in 1492), and celebrate traditional customs.
repens L.); the intermediate leaved, common type; and the large leaved, ladino type (Fick and Luckow, 1991; Pederson, 1995).
This is why he, together with the Lab Exchange programme, invited students Angelica Parra Ladino and Juanita Fernandez Ortega to Bochum for a period of three weeks in July 2019.
The pair then overcame Colombians David Cucita Vargas and Cristian Laverde Ladino 2-0 followed by the strong Chilean team of Matias Pino Lorca, Cristian Dettoni and Pan-American bronze medallist Ignacio Torres Orostica 2-0 to go through to the semi-final.