or cap·el·line

[kap-uh-leen, -lin]


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

Nearby words

  1. cape york peninsula,
  2. capeador,
  3. capeesh,
  4. capelet,
  5. capelin,
  6. capeline bandage,
  7. capella,
  8. capelli d'angelo,
  9. capellini,
  10. capellmeister

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