almuce

almuce

[al-myoos]
noun
a furred hood or hooded cape with long ends hanging down in front, formerly worn by the clergy.
Also, amice.


Origin:
< Middle French almuce, aumuce. See amice2

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almuce (ˈælmjuːs)
 
n
a fur-lined hood or cape formerly worn by members of certain religious orders, more recently by canons of France
 
[C15: from Old French aumusse, from Medieval Latin almucia, of unknown origin]

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