Definition of Costard in English:

Costard

noun

  • 1British A cooking apple of a large ribbed variety.

    • ‘The cooking equivalent was the Costard, which gave rise to the term costermonger, first applied to apple salesmen.’
  • 2archaic, humorous A person's head.

    skull, cranium, crown
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Origin

Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French, from coste ‘rib’, from Latin costa.

Pronunciation

Costard

/ˈkʌstəd//ˈkɒstəd/