Chapeau



a hat.
Heraldry.

a representation of a low-crowned hat with a turned-up brim, usually of a different tincture, used either as a charge or as part of a crest.
a cap depicted within a representation of a crown or coronet.

noun (pl) -peaux (-pəʊ; -pəʊz; French) (-po), -peaus
a hat
n.

1520s, from Middle French chapeau (Old French capel, 12c.) “hat,” from Vulgar Latin *cappellus, from Late Latin capellum (also source of Italian cappello, Spanish capelo, Portuguese chapeo), diminutive of cappa (see cap (n.)).

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