converso converso

Definition(s):

  • (n) (medieval Spain and Portugal) a Jew or Moor who professed to convert to Christianity in order to avoid persecution or expulsion

Usage(s):

  • After getting his results, Sanchez learned from relatives that he descended from "converso-Jews," who pretended to convert to Catholicism during the Spanish Inquisition in order to .

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/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /