latine

or La·ti·ne

[ lah-tee-ney; English luh-teen ]

adjective
  1. of or relating to people of Latin American origin or descent (used especially by Spanish speakers in place of the anglicized gender-neutral form Latinx, the masculine form Latino, or the feminine form Latina): She’s absolutely the most influential singer in the latine community today.More children’s books with latine authors and illustrators are being published than ever before.

noun,plural la·ti·nes.
  1. a person of Latin American origin or descent (used especially by Spanish speakers in place of the anglicized gender-neutral form Latinx, the masculine form Latino, or the feminine form Latina): The voice acting hits me, as a latine, as stereotyped and forced.

Origin of latine

1
First recorded in 2015–20; Latin(o) + Latin(a) + -e, non-gender-specific ending for some nouns and adjectives derived from Spanish present participles, e.g., el/la estudiante “the student,” or importante “important”

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