ca·​lotte kə-ˈlät How to pronounce calotte (audio)
: skullcap sense 1
especially : zucchetto

Examples of calotte in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For all the pleasures of the state dinner over the weekend, with its calotte of beef served with shallot marmalade, the real action is now taking place today (Dec. 5) at EU-US trade talks. Tim Fernholz, Quartz, 5 Dec. 2022 The calotte of beef was served with shallot marmalade. Jura Koncius, Washington Post, 2 Dec. 2022

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Word History



First Known Use

1632, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of calotte was in 1632

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“Calotte.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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