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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.

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Origin of almuce

<Middle French almuce, aumuce.See amice2
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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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