Origin: ME cheveroun < OFr chevron, orig., rafter < VL *caprione < L caper, goat: see capriole
See chevron in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English cheveron
Origin: , from Old French chevron, rafter (from the meeting of rafters at an angle)
Origin: , probably from Vulgar Latin *capriō, *capriōn-
Origin: , from Latin caper, capr-, goat.
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