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capuche

[kuh-poosh, -pooch] /kəˈpuʃ, -ˈputʃ/
noun
1.
a hood or cowl, especially the long, pointed cowl of the Capuchins.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Middle French < Italian cappuccio, equivalent to capp(a) cloak (see cap1) + -uccio augmentative suffix
Related forms
capuched, adjective
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  • The saint added a short cloak over the shoulders, and a capuche to cover the head.
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capuche

/kəˈpuːʃ/
noun
1.
a large hood or cowl, esp that worn by Capuchin friars
Word Origin
C17: from French, from Italian cappuccio hood, from Late Latin cappa cloak
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