capellet

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French capelet.

Noun[edit]

capellet (plural capellets)

  1. A swelling, like a wen, on the point of the elbow (or the heel of the hock) of a horse, caused probably by bruises in lying down.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for “capellet”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.)

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From capell +‎ -et.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

capellet m (plural capellets)

  1. Diminutive of capell (hat)
  2. (in the plural) navelwort (Umbilicus rupestris)
    Synonym: barretets

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