chevelure

noun
che·​ve·​lure | \ shəv-ˈlᵫr How to pronounce chevelure (audio) \

Definition of chevelure

: a head of hair

First Known Use of chevelure

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chevelure

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

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“Chevelure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chevelure. Accessed 29 May. 2020.

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