corbeille

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French corbeille

NounEdit

corbeille (plural corbeilles)

  1. A decorative basket.
  2. (historical) A basket of clothing and accessories given as part of the dowry from groom to bride.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin corbicula, diminutive of Latin corbis (basket).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔʁ.bɛj/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛj

NounEdit

corbeille f (plural corbeilles)

  1. wicker basket
  2. trash can
  3. (computing) recycle bin
DescendantsEdit
  • English: corbeille

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