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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French chapeau.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chapeau (plural chapeaus or chapeaux)

  1. A hat.
  2. (heraldry) A cap of maintenance.
  3. The mass of grape solids that floats on the surface during the fermentation of wine.
  4. In international law, introductory text appearing in a treaty that broadly defines its principles, objectives, and background.

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French chapeau.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: cha‧peau
  • (file)

InterjectionEdit

chapeau

  1. Used to express appreciation.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French chappeau, from Old French chapel, from Vulgar Latin *cappellus, diminutive of Late Latin cappa. Compare Italian cappello, Spanish capillo, Catalan capell, Occitan capèl, Portuguese capelo.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chapeau m (plural chapeaux)

  1. hat
  2. (law) introductory text
  3. (printing) lead of an article
  4. cap (of a mushroom)

Related termsEdit

InterjectionEdit

chapeau

  1. Used to express appreciation.
    Chapeau, monsieur.
    Synonym: chapeau bas

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SpanishEdit

InterjectionEdit

chapeau

  1. Misspelling of chapó.