capuche

[kuh-poosh, -pooch]
noun
a hood or cowl, especially the long, pointed cowl of the Capuchins.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Middle French < Italian cappuccio, equivalent to capp(a) cloak (see cap1) + -uccio augmentative suffix

capuched, adjective
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capuche or capouch (kəˈpuːʃ)
 
n
a large hood or cowl, esp that worn by Capuchin friars
 
[C17: from French, from Italian cappuccio hood, from Late Latin cappa cloak]
 
capouch or capouch
 
n
 
[C17: from French, from Italian cappuccio hood, from Late Latin cappa cloak]

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The saint added a short cloak over the shoulders, and a capuche to cover the head.
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