noun cor·beil \ˈkr-bəl, kr-ˈbā\

Definition of CORBEIL

:  a sculptured basket of flowers or fruit as an architectural decoration

Variants of CORBEIL

cor·beil or cor·beille \ˈkr-bəl, kr-ˈbā\

Origin of CORBEIL

French corbeille, literally, basket, from Old French, from Late Latin corbicula
First Known Use: circa 1734

Rhymes with CORBEIL


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