burnous

burnouse or US burnoose

/ (bɜːˈnuːs, -ˈnuːz) /

noun

a long circular cloak with a hood attached, worn esp by Arabs

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Derived forms of burnous

burnoused or US burnoosed, adjective

Word Origin for burnous

C17: via French burnous from Arabic burnus, from Greek birros cloak
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