capa

[ kah-puh ]
/ ˈkɑ pə /
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noun

the red cloak of a bullfighter, used chiefly in attracting the attention of the bull and guiding the course of its attack.

Nearby words

  1. cap-and-trade,
  2. cap-de-la-madeleine,
  3. cap-haitien,
  4. cap.,
  5. cap. moll.,
  6. capa, robert,
  7. capability,
  8. capablanca,
  9. capable,
  10. capacious

Origin of capa

1780–90; < Spanish < Late Latin cappa; see cape1

Capa

[ kap-uh ]
/ ˈkæp ə /

noun

RobertAndrei Friedmann, 1913–54, U.S. photographer, born in Hungary.
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British Dictionary definitions for capa

Capa

/ (ˈkæpə) /

noun

Robert, real name André Friedmann. 1913–54, Hungarian photographer, who established his reputation as a photojournalist during the Spanish Civil War.
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