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chevelure

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noun che·ve·lure \shəv-luer\

Definition of chevelure

  1. :  a head of hair



Origin and Etymology of chevelure

French, from Old French chevelëure, from Late Latin capillatura, from Latin capillatus having long hair, from capillus hair


First Known Use: 15th century


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