almuce

[ al-myoos ]
/ ˈæl myus /
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. almsgiver,
  2. almshouse,
  3. almsman,
  4. almswoman,
  5. almucantar,
  6. almug,
  7. alnico,
  8. aloadae,
  9. alocasia,
  10. alod

Also amice.

Origin of almuce

< Middle French almuce, aumuce. See amice2

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British Dictionary definitions for almuce

almuce

/ (ˈælmjuːs) /

noun

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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