cabriolet

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English[edit]

A cabriolet.
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French cabriolet.

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Noun[edit]

cabriolet (plural cabriolets)

  1. An automobile with a retractable top.
  2. (originally) A light two-wheeled carriage with a folding top pulled by a single horse.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French cabriolet, itself via Italian capriola from Latin caper 'wild goat'

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Noun[edit]

cabriolet m (plural cabrioletten or cabriolets, diminutive cabrioletje n)

  1. cabriolet (carriage or car)

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian cabriola, cabriole (horse caper) +‎ -et, from Latin capreolus, from Proto-Indo-European *kap-ro (buck, he-goat); see also Old Norse hafr (he-goat), Old English hæfr, Welsh gafr, Old Irish gabor.

Noun[edit]

cabriolet m (plural cabriolets)

  1. a cabriolet carriage
  2. a convertible car
  3. a knotted cord, each end tied to wood, to tie criminals to by the wrists
  4. a Directoire style hat type

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References[edit]

  • Nouveau Petit Larousse illustré. Dictionnaire encyclopédique. Paris, Librairie Larousse, 1952, 146th edition

Italian[edit]

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French

Noun[edit]

cabriolet f (invariable)

  1. (automotive) cabriolet

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

cabriolet c

  1. cabriolet (vehicle)

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