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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A native or inhabitant of Spain.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Somebody born or residing in Spain.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A native or inhabitant of Spain.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A native or a citizen of Spain, a kingdom of southwestern Europe, forming the greater part of the Iberian peninsula; in general, a member of the Spanish race, of mixed Celtic, Latin, Gothic, Arabic, and other elements, but now ranked as one of the Latin peoples.
  • n. [lowercase] Same as jack-spaniard.
  • n. In New Zealand, same as spear-grass, 3.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a native or inhabitant of Spain


Middle English, from Old French Espaniard, from Espaigne, Spain, from Latin Hispānia.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Middle English Spaignarde, from Old French Espaignard, from Espaigne. (Wiktionary)



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