epaulet

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French épaulette, from épaule (shoulder) +‎ -ette (diminutive).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛpəlɛt/, /ˌɛpəˈlɛt/

NounEdit

epaulet (plural epaulets)

  1. Alternative form of epaulette (shoulder decoration on a uniform; tegula)
    • 1981, Manual of Nearctic Diptera, volume 1, →ISBN, page 28:
      The most proxlmal plate, at the extreme base of the costal margin, is the tegula (costal plate, epaulet)...

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French épaulette.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌeː.poːˈlɛt/
  • Hyphenation: epau‧let
  • Rhymes: -ɛt

NounEdit

epaulet f (plural epauletten or epaulets, diminutive epauletje n)

  1. epaulette
    Synonyms: schouderbedekking, schouderbelegsel