mensch or mensh (mĕnsh)
n. pl. mensch·es or mensch·en (mĕnshən)
A person of integrity and honor.
[Yiddish, human being, mensch, from Middle High German, human being, from Old High German mennisco; see man-1 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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