Definitions

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

  • adj. Of or relating to Spain or its people or culture.
  • adj. Of or relating to the Spanish language.
  • n. The Romance language of the largest part of Spain and most of Central and South America.
  • n. The people of Spain.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Spain.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the people or culture of Spain.
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Spanish language.
  • proper n. A Romance language primarily spoken in Spain and in the Americas.
  • n. People of Spain, collectively.
  • n. People of Hispanic origin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to Spain or the Spaniards.
  • n. The language of Spain.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to Spain or a Spaniard or Spaniards.
  • The long-billed curlew, Numenius longirostris.
  • A preparation of Spanish flies; cantharides used as a vesicant.
  • n. The language of Spain, one of the Romance languages, but much mixed with Other elements and altered by them.
  • n. A white-faced black Spanish fowl. See Spanish fowl, under I.

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

  • adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Spain or the people of Spain
  • n. the people of Spain
  • n. the Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain

Etymologies

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

Alteration (influenced by Latin Hispānia, Spain) of Middle English Spainish, from Spaine, Spain, from Old French Espaigne; see Spaniard.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Middle English Spainish, Spanish, from Spain + -ish.

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