juramentado

[ Spanish hoo-rah-men-tah-thaw ]
/ Spanish ˌhu rɑ mɛnˈtɑ ðɔ /

noun, plural ju·ra·men·ta·dos [hoo-rah-men-tah-thaws]. /ˌhu rɑ mɛnˈtɑ ðɔs/.

(formerly) a Muslim, especially a Moro, bound by an oath to be killed fighting against Christians and other infidels.

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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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