costard

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Old French coste (rib) + -ard, in reference to its ribbed appearance

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

costard (plural costards)

  1. (Britain) a large cooking apple
  2. the tree of this fruit
  3. (archaic, humorous) head

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

costume +‎ -ard

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

costard m (plural costards)

  1. (colloquial) suit