Definition of corbeille in English:


Syllabification: cor·beille
Pronunciation: /ˈkôrbəl, kôrˈbā


An elegant basket of flowers or fruit.
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  • He ordered the corbeille from Paris, and contained himself with what patience he could until it arrived; then they were married.
  • He smiled as he thought of the magnificent corbeille of flowers which he had already sent over to the Restaurant Bavaria to be placed in the breakfast-room.


early 19th century: French, 'basket' (see also corbeil).

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