chapiter

noun
chap·​i·​ter | \ˈcha-pə-tər \

Definition of chapiter 

: the capital of a column

First Known Use of chapiter

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chapiter

Middle English chapitre, modification of Anglo-French chapitral, probably blend of capital capital and chapitre chapter

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about chapiter

Statistics for chapiter

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for chapiter

The first known use of chapiter was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Comments on chapiter

What made you want to look up chapiter? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

something that serves to warn or remind

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Autumn Words of the Day 2018

  • a-top-down-image-of-road-through-an-autumn-forest
  • Which is a synonym of fugacious?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!