Capote

[kuh-poh-tee]
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British Dictionary definitions for truman capote

capote

noun
  1. a long cloak or soldier's coat, usually with a hood

Word Origin for capote

C19: from French: cloak, from cape; see cape 1

Capote

noun
  1. Truman. 1924–84, US writer; his novels include Other Voices, Other Rooms (1948) and In Cold Blood (1964), based on an actual multiple murder
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Word Origin and History for truman capote

capote

n.

"long cloak with a hood," 1812, from French capote, fem. of capot (17c.), diminutive of cape (see cape (n.1)).

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