chapelle

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French chapelle, from Old French chapele, from Medieval Latin or Late Latin cappella, diminutive of cappa.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃa.pɛl/
  • (file)

NounEdit

chapelle f (plural chapelles)

  1. chapel
  2. covering for the head
    • 1786, Francis Grose, A Treatise on Ancient Armour and Weapons, page 9:
      The chapelle de fer, is, literally translated, the iron hat, or chaplet; but according to Father Daniel, the term chapelle was anciently used, to express every sort of covering for the head.

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French chapele.

NounEdit

chapelle f (plural chapelles)

  1. chapel (building)

DescendantsEdit

  • French: chapelle

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French chapele, from Medieval Latin or Late Latin cappella, diminutive of cappa.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

chapelle f (plural chapelles)

  1. (Jersey) chapel