Definition of corbeille in US English:

corbeille

noun

  • An elegant basket of flowers or fruit.

    • ‘He ordered the corbeille from Paris, and contained himself with what patience he could until it arrived; then they were married.’
    • ‘He smiled as he thought of the magnificent corbeille of flowers which he had already sent over to the Restaurant Bavaria to be placed in the breakfast-room.’

Origin

Early 19th century: French, ‘basket’ (see also corbeil).

Pronunciation

corbeille

/kôrˈbā/