kapote

[kuh-paw-tuh]

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. kapo,
  2. kapok,
  3. kapok oil,
  4. kaposi's sarcoma,
  5. kaposi's varicelliform eruption,
  6. kappa,
  7. kappa angle,
  8. kapparah,
  9. kapteyn,
  10. kapuas

Origin of kapote

< Yiddish < French capote capote

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