chapeau etymology

French word chapeau comes from Latin -ellum, Latin cappa ((Late Latin) cape, sleeveless coat.), Late Latin cappa

Detailed word origin of chapeau

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ellum Latin (lat)
cappa Latin (lat) (Late Latin) cape, sleeveless coat.
cappa Late Latin (LL)
cappellus Late Latin (LL)
*cappellus Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) hat.
*cappellus Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
chapel Old French (fro) Hat (item of clothing used to cover the head).
chappeau Middle French (frm) Hat (headwear).
chapeau French (fra) (law) introductory text. (printing) lead of an article. Cap (of a mushroom). Hat Used to express appreciation.

Words with the same origin as chapeau

Descendants of -ellum
Descendants of cappa
chapelet chapelier chapelle escapade képi échapper
Descendants of cappa
cape caper capuche chape