or cap·el·line

[ kap-uh-leen, -lin ]
/ ˈkæp əˌlin, -lɪn /


Armor. an iron skullcap worn by medieval archers.
Heraldry. a representation of a hood, sometimes used as a mantling.

Origin of capeline

1425–75; late Middle English < Middle French < early Italian cappellina, equivalent to capell(o) (< Late Latin cappellus, derivative of cappa hood; see cap1) + -ina -ine1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019