châtain

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from châtaigne, re-interpreted as a feminine adjective.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃɑ.tɛ̃/, /ʃa.tɛ̃/

Adjective[edit]

châtain m (feminine châtaine, masculine plural châtains, feminine plural châtaines)

  1. (hair) chestnut-coloured, brown
  2. having brown hair, brunette

Noun[edit]

châtain m (plural châtains)

  1. chestnut brown

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Gallo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French chastaigne, from Latin castanea, from Ancient Greek κάστανον (kástanon).

Noun[edit]

châtain ? (plural châtains)

  1. sweet chestnut