Latino

A Latino is someone from a Latin American country. You can also describe anything related to a Spanish-speaking country as Latino.

A Latino — or Latina — is someone from a Latin American country. Latinos come from Mexico, Peru, Panama, Colombia, Brazil, Nicaragua, Cuba, Costa Rica, and other countries south of the United States. This word has a related meaning, which is similar to Hispanic. Anyone or anything from a Spanish-speaking country or culture is also Latino. For example, music by Mexican-Americans is sometimes called Latino music.

PRIMARY MEANINGS OF: Latino

1
nadj
a native of Latin America
related to a Spanish-speaking people or culture
2
n
an artificial language based on words common to the Romance languages
FULL DEFINITIONS OF: Latino
1

n a native of Latin America

Synonyms:
Latin American
Types:
spic, spick, spik
(ethnic slur) offensive term for persons of Latin American descent
transmigrante
a Latin American who buys used goods in the United States and takes them to Latin America to sell
Type of:
American
a native or inhabitant of a North American or Central American or South American country

adj related to a Spanish-speaking people or culture

Synonyms:
Hispanic
2

n an artificial language based on words common to the Romance languages

Types:
Latino sine flexione
Latino without inflectional morphology
Type of:
artificial language
a language that is deliberately created for a specific purpose
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