Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A native or inhabitant of Spain.
  • noun A person of Spanish ancestry.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.
  • noun [lowercase] Same as jack-spaniard.
  • noun In New Zealand, same as spear-grass, 3.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A native or inhabitant of Spain.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Somebody born or residing in Spain.

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

  • noun a native or inhabitant of Spain

Etymologies

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

[Middle English, from Old French Espaniard, from Espaigne, Spain, from Latin Hispānia.]

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From Middle English Spaignarde, from Old French Espaignard, from Espaigne.

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