juramentado

juramentado

[Spanish hoo-rah-men-tah-thaw]
noun, plural juramentados [hoo-rah-men-tah-thaws] .
(formerly) a Muslim, especially a Moro, bound by an oath to be killed fighting against Christians and other infidels.

Origin:
< 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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