- castagno, andrea del,
- caste mark,
- caste system
Origin of castanet
Examples from the Web for castanets
Castanets are also sometimes used in military bands and are then specially constructed.
She said that the castanets have always been a power for good.
She hummed a tune to herself, rattling a pair of castanets slightly now and then.Within the Tides|Joseph Conrad
Oh, then, it must have been the magic of the castanets that brought us all this good fortune, Grandfather!
She stamped her foot now, and the castanets were sharp, exasperated.The Bright Shawl|Joseph Hergesheimer
Word Origin for castanets
usually castanets, 1640s, from French castagnette or directly from Spanish castañeta diminutive of castaña "chestnut," from Latin castanea (see chestnut).