[ al-myoos ]
/ ˈæl myus /


a furred hood or hooded cape with long ends hanging down in front, formerly worn by the clergy.
Also amice.

Origin of almuce

< Middle French almuce, aumuce. See amice2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for almuce

/ (ˈælmjuːs) /


a fur-lined hood or cape formerly worn by members of certain religious orders, more recently by canons of France

Word Origin for almuce

C15: from Old French aumusse, from Medieval Latin almucia, of unknown origin
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