pl. -·peaus′ or -·peaux′
Origin of chapeauFrench ; from Old French chapel ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form cappellus, diminutive of cappa: see cape
nounpl. cha·peaus or cha·peaux
Origin of chapeauFrench, from Old French chapel, from Vulgar Latin cappellus, diminutive of Late Latin cappa, hooded cloak.
(plural chapeaus or chapeaux)