chapeau

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French chapeau

Noun[edit]

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.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French chapel, from Late Latin cappellus, from cappa. Compare Italian cappello, Spanish capillo, Catalan capell, Occitan capèl, Portuguese chapéu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chapeau m (plural chapeaux)

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

Interjection[edit]

chapeau

  1. Used to express appreciation.
    Chapeau, monsieur.


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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French chapeau

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

chapeau

  1. Used to express appreciation.
    Chapeau, señor.