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kepi

[ key-pee, kep-ee ]
/ ˈkeɪ pi, ˈkɛp i /
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noun, plural kep·is.
a French military cap with a flat circular top and a nearly horizontal visor.
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Origin of kepi

1860–65; <French képi<Swiss German Käppi (Kapp(e) cap1 + -i diminutive suffix)
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British Dictionary definitions for kepi

kepi
/ (ˈkeɪpiː) /

noun plural kepis
a military cap with a circular top and a horizontal peak

Word Origin for kepi

C19: from French képi, from German (Swiss dialect) käppi a little cap, from kappe cap
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