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mamzer

or mom·ser, mom·zer

[ mom-zer ]
/ ˈmɒm zər /
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noun
bastard; illegitimate child.
Slang. rascal.
a child born of a marriage forbidden in Judaism.
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Origin of mamzer

1555–65; <Yiddish <Hebrew mamzēr
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British Dictionary definitions for mamzer

mamzer
/ (ˈmɑmzə) /

noun
a Yiddish slang word for bastard
Judaism a child of an incestuous or adulterous union

Word Origin for mamzer

from Hebrew
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