noun Etymology: Middle English Spaignard, from Middle French Espaignard, from Espaigne Spain, from Latin Hispania Date: 15th century a native or inhabitant of Spain

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  • Spaniard — c.1400, from O.Fr. Espaignart, from Espaigne Spain, from L. Hispania, from Gk. Hispania Spain, Hispanos Spanish, a Spaniard, probably from Celt Iberian, in which (H)i represents a definite article. The earlier English noun was Spaynol (mid 14c.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Spaniard — Span iard, n. A native or inhabitant of Spain. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Spaniard — /span yeuhrd/, n. a native or inhabitant of Spain. [1350 1400; ME Spaignarde < OF (e)spaignart, equiv. to Espaigne SPAIN + art ARD] * * * …   Universalium

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