capuche

[ kuh-poosh, -pooch ]
/ kəˈpuʃ, -ˈputʃ /

noun

a hood or cowl, especially the long, pointed cowl of the Capuchins.

Origin of capuche

1590–1600; < Middle French < Italian cappuccio, equivalent to capp(a) cloak (see cap1) + -uccio augmentative suffix
Related formsca·puched, adjective
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capuche

capouch

/ (kəˈpuːʃ) /

noun

a large hood or cowl, esp that worn by Capuchin friars

Word Origin for capuche

C17: from French, from Italian cappuccio hood, from Late Latin cappa cloak
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