Definition of chaplet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈtʃæplət//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃæplət//
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a circle of leaves, flowers or jewels worn on the head Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French chapelet, diminutive of chapel ‘hat’, based on late Latin cappa ‘cap’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: chaplet