Definitions for calottekəˈlɒt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Category: Clothing, Religion
Ref: zucchetto .
Category: Religion, Clothing
Ref: skullcap (def. 1). 1
Origin of calotte:
1625–35; < F, MF: skullcap, der. of OF cale ribbon, kind of hat
a skullcap worn by Roman Catholic priests
The vertical central area of the crown of a bird's head.
A round cavity or depression, in the form of a cup or cap, lathed and plastered; used to diminish the rise or elevation of a moderate chapel, alcove, etc. which would otherwise be too high for other pieces of the apartment.
The upper (superior) or lower (inferior) half of the globe of the eye.
Origin: calotte, diminutive of calot, from écale (due to similar shape and closely fitting the head), from escale, from scala (cognate to English scale#Etymology 2).
alt. of Callot