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corbeil

Syllabification: cor·beil
Pronunciation: /ˈkôrbəl, kôrˈbā
 
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Definition of corbeil in English:

noun

Architecture
A representation in stone of a basket of flowers.
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.

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