Definition of capitoulat in US English:

capitoulat

noun

historical
  • 1The office of a capitoul.

  • 2Any one of the wards or quarters of Toulouse presided over by a capitoul.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Bowes (fl. 1579–1589), translator. From Middle French capitolat, French capitoulat office or function of capitoul, district of Toulouse presided over by a capitoul from Old Occitan capitolat district of Toulouse presided over by a capitoul from capitol + -at.

Pronunciation

capitoulat

/ˌkapɪtʊˈlɑː/