juramentado

[Spanish hoo-rah-men-tah-th aw]
noun, plural ju·ra·men·ta·dos [hoo-rah-men-tah-th aws] /ˌhu rɑ mɛnˈtɑ ðɔs/.
  1. (formerly) a Muslim, especially a Moro, bound by an oath to be killed fighting against Christians and other infidels.

Origin of juramentado

< Spanish: literally, (one) sworn (past participle of juramentar to swear), equivalent to jurament- (< Late Latin jūrāmentum oath, equivalent to jūrā(re) to swear + -mentum -ment) + -ado -ate1
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