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

Word History


French corbeille, literally, basket, from Old French, from Late Latin corbicula

First Known Use

circa 1734, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of corbeil was circa 1734

Dictionary Entries Near corbeil

Cite this Entry

“Corbeil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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