corbeil

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noun cor·beil \ˈkȯr-bəl, kȯr-ˈbā\

Definition of corbeil

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

Variants of corbeil

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corbeille

Origin and Etymology of corbeil

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


First Known Use: circa 1734


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