castella

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Castella and castellà

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

castella

  1. plural of castellum

Etymology 2[edit]

From Japanese カステラ (kasutera), from Portuguese pão de Castela (literally bread of Castile), an old type of sponge cake which they brought to Japan. Compare Italian pandispagna.

Noun[edit]

castella (usually uncountable, plural castellas)

  1. A Japanese sponge cake made of sugar, flour, eggs, and starch syrup.

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

castella n

  1. nominative plural of castellum
  2. accusative plural of castellum
  3. vocative plural of castellum

References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “castella”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre