castana

noun cas·ta·na \kaˈstan(y)ə\

Definition of castana

plural

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  1. 1a :  brazil nut b :  the Brazil-nut tree

  2. 2 [American Spanish castaña, from Spanish, chestnut, from Latin castanea] Puerto Rico :  breadfruit

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Origin and Etymology of castana

Portuguese castanha, literally, chestnut, from Latin castanea


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