Definition of corbeil in English:

corbeil

Line breaks: cor|beil
Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːbeɪl
 
/

noun

Architecture
A representation in stone of a basket of flowers.
More example sentences
  • Set of 6 very good corbeils in old weathered condition with traces of original red paint.
  • Fluted columns, corbeils and beaded panel support and augment the mouldings.

Origin

early 18th century: from French corbeille 'basket', from late Latin corbicula 'small basket', diminutive of corbis.

Definition of corbeil in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day hubris
Pronunciation: ˈhjuːbrɪs
noun
excessive pride or self-confidence