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A cabriolet.
 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French cabriolet.

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cabriolet (plural cabriolets)

  1. An automobile with a retractable top.
  2. (originally) A light two- or four-wheeled carriage with a folding top, pulled by a single horse.
    • 1829, Augustus Bozzi Granville, St. Petersburgh, a journal of travels to and from that capital:
      Of late years, cabriolets, and English stanhopes, and tilburys, have been introduced into St. Petersburgh; but the real national carriage for the town is the Droshky.

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EtymologyEdit

From French cabriolet.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kaːbrioːˈlɛt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ca‧bri‧o‧let

NounEdit

cabriolet m (plural cabrioletten or cabriolets, diminutive cabrioletje n)

  1. cabriolet, convertible (car with a convertible top)
  2. cabriolet (light carriage with a convertible top, drawn by one horse)

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EtymologyEdit

From Italian cabriola, cabriole (horse caper) +‎ -et, from Latin capreolus, from Proto-Indo-European *kápros (buck, he-goat); see also Old Norse hafr (he-goat), Old English hæfr, Welsh gafr, Old Irish gabor. Doublet of Chevrolet.

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cabriolet m (plural cabriolets)

  1. a cabriolet carriage
  2. a convertible car
  3. a knotted cord, each end tied to wood, to tie criminals to by the wrists
  4. a Directoire style hat type

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ReferencesEdit

  • Nouveau Petit Larousse illustré. Dictionnaire encyclopédique. Paris, Librairie Larousse, 1952, 146th edition

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French cabriolet, from Italian cabriola.

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cabriolet f (invariable)

  1. (automobiles) cabriolet

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cabriolet c

  1. cabriolet (vehicle)

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Declension of cabriolet 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative cabriolet cabrioleten cabrioleter cabrioleterna
Genitive cabriolets cabrioletens cabrioleters cabrioleternas

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