cappella etymology

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

Detailed word origin of cappella

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ellum Latin (lat)
cappa Latin (lat) (Late Latin) cape, sleeveless coat.
cappella Latin (lat) (Late Latin, Vulgar Latin, Medieval Latin) chapel. (Late Latin, Vulgar Latin, Medieval Latin) choir.