chapiteau

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin capitellum, from Latin capitulum.

Noun[edit]

chapiteau m (plural chapiteaux)

  1. a circus tent, or any similar set-up used for spectacles or events
  2. (architecture) the capital of a column, baluster or similar structure
  3. (aeronautics) the conical part at the front end of a rocket
  4. (chemistry) the top part of an alembic, where condensation occurs

External links[edit]