The term cabriolet can refer either to a kind of horse-drawn carriage or to a type of automobile:
A Cabriolet is a light, two-wheeled carriage drawn by a single horse, with a folding hood, seating two people facing forward, one of whom is the driver. A carriage is a wheeled vehicle for people usually horse-drawn A carriage is a wheeled vehicle for people usually horse-drawn  It has a large rigid apron, gracefully upward-curving shafts, and usually a rear platform between the C springs for a groom. The design was developed in France in the early nineteenth century and quickly replaced the heavier hackney carriage as the vehicle for hire of choice in Paris and London. This article is about the country For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic France topics. See also Taxicab ||-||-||}A hackney or hackney carriage (also called a cab or hack) is a Carriage or Automobile See also Taxicab A vehicle for hire is a Vehicle providing Shared transportation which transports one or more passengers between locations Paris (ˈpærɨs in English; in French) is the Capital of France and the country's largest city London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom.
The "cab" of taxi-cab or "hansom cab" is a shortening of "cabriolet". A taxicab, also taxi or cab, is a type of Public transport for a single passenger or small group of passengers typically for a non-shared ride A Hansom cab is a kind of Horse -drawn Carriage designed and patented in 1834 by Joseph Hansom, an Architect from York. Other types of horse-drawn cab include:
One who drives a horse-drawn cab for hire is called a cabdriver or jehu. An araba (from Arabic: عربة 'araba) (also arba or aroba) is a Carriage (such as a cab or coach A gharry or gharri is a horse-drawn cab used especially in India.  A cab horse or cabber is used for drawing a cab.
A Cabriolet, also known as a cabrio or drophead coupe, is a type of convertible — an automobile with a flexibly operating roof allowing for open or enclosed mode driving — specifically having only two doors. A convertible is a type of automobile in which the vehicle's roof can retract and fold away converting it from an enclosed to an open-air vehicle A convertible is a type of automobile in which the vehicle's roof can retract and fold away converting it from an enclosed to an open-air vehicle