Other Word Forms of Castellan
Origin of Castellan
Old French castelain, French châtelain, Latin castellanus pertaining to a castle, an occupant of a castle, Latin, a governor of a castle, from Latin castellum castle, citadel, diminutive of castrum fortified place. See castle and compare chatelaine.
Middle English castelain from Norman French from Medieval Latin castellānus from Latin of a fortress from castellum stronghold castle
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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