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Rothschild

"millionaire, rich person," 1833, in reference to the international banking family descended from Mayer Amschel Rothschild (1744-1812) of Frankfurt. The surname is literally "red shield," a German house-name.

updated on October 03, 2021

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Definitions of Rothschild from WordNet

Rothschild (n.)
any of family of powerful Jewish bankers in Europe;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.