corbeil

noun
cor·​beil | \ ˈkȯr-bəl How to pronounce corbeil (audio) , kȯr-ˈbā How to pronounce corbeil (audio) \
variants: or corbeille

Definition of corbeil

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

First Known Use of corbeil

circa 1734, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for corbeil

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

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The first known use of corbeil was circa 1734

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“Corbeil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/corbeil. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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