capuche

[kuh-poosh, -pooch]

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. capture,
  2. capture beat,
  3. captured rotation,
  4. capua,
  5. capuana,
  6. capuchin,
  7. capuchins,
  8. capulet,
  9. caput,
  10. caput medusae

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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British Dictionary definitions for capuche

capuche

capouch

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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