château

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Originated 1730–40. Borrowing from French château, from Old French castel, from Latin castellum.

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Noun[edit]

château (plural châteaus or châteaux)

  1. A French castle, fortress, manor house, or large country house.
  2. Any stately residence imitating a distinctively French castle.
  3. An estate where wine is produced and often bottled, especially in Bordeaux.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French chastel, from Latin castellum.

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Noun[edit]

château m (plural châteaux)

  1. castle (fortified building or similar structure; winegrower's estate).

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References[edit]

  • "château" in the WordReference Dictionnaire Français-Anglais, WordReference.com LLC, 2006.

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