Definition of Ashkenazi noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

Ashkenazi

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌɑʃkəˈnɑzi//
 
, NAmE//ˌæʃ‑//
 
, NAmE//ˈnɑzɪk//
 
, NAmE//æˈseɪ//
 
(pl. Ashkenazim
NAmE//‑zɪm//
 
)
 
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a Jew whose ancestors came from central or eastern Europe compare Sephardi
Ashkenazi(also Ashkenazic adjective
NAmE//‑ˈnɑzɪk//
 
)
 
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See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: Ashkenazi