chapelain

See also: Chapelain

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French chapelain, from Medieval Latin, Late Latin cappellānus. Doublet of capelan.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chapelain m (plural chapelains)

  1. chaplain

AdjectiveEdit

chapelain (feminine singular chapelaine, masculine plural chapelains, feminine plural chapelaines)

  1. relating to any of several places in France with Chapelle as part of its name

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin, Late Latin cappellānus.

NounEdit

chapelain m (oblique plural chapelainz, nominative singular chapelainz, nominative plural chapelain)

  1. chaplain
    • 12th Century, Béroul, Tristan:
      Li rois son chapelain apele
      The king called for his chaplain

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: chaplain
  • French: chapelain
  • Norman: chap'lain