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kapote

[ kuh-paw-tuh ]
/ kəˈpɔ tə /
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noun

a long coat formerly worn by male Jews of eastern Europe and now worn chiefly by very Orthodox or Hasidic Jews.

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Origin of kapote

<Yiddish <French capotecapote
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