AskDefine | Define chaplet

Dictionary Definition

chaplet n : flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage or flowers for ornamental purposes [syn: wreath, garland, coronal, lei]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. A garland or circlet for the head.
  2. A string of beads, especially when making up five decades of the rosary.
  3. A moulding in the form of a string of beads; a bead-moulding.

Derived terms

Extensive Definition

Chaplet may refer to:
  • Chaplet (Prayer) - A string of prayer beads and the associated prayer.
  • Chaplet (Metallurgy) - A metal form to hold a core in place
  • Chaplet (Architecture) - A small molding carved into beads
Privacy Policy, About Us, Terms and Conditions, Contact Us
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
Material from Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Dict
Valid HTML 4.01 Strict, Valid CSS Level 2.1