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capuche

[ kuh-poosh, -pooch ]
/ kəˈpuʃ, -ˈputʃ /
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noun
a hood or cowl, especially the long, pointed cowl of the Capuchins.
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Origin of capuche

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

OTHER WORDS FROM capuche

ca·puched, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for capuche

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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