- a hooded mantle or cloak, as that worn by Arabs.
- a similar garment worn by women at various periods in Europe and the United States.
Origin of burnoose
Examples from the Web for burnous
Historical Examples of burnous
North Africa is not only the Land of Sunshine; it is also the land of the burnous.In the Land of Mosques & Minarets
Ali got to his feet, smoothed his burnous and went to the stubborn camel.Hi Jolly!
James Arthur Kjelgaard
I was just about to fall asleep when I felt a gentle pull at my burnous.
He might be hidden under the arcade, sleeping in his burnous.The Garden Of Allah
At the side of the column Rameses found his sword and burnous.The Pharaoh and the Priest
burnouse or US burnoose
- a long circular cloak with a hood attached, worn esp by Arabs