kepi

[key-pee, kep-ee]
noun, plural kepis.
a French military cap with a flat circular top and a nearly horizontal visor.

Origin:
1860–65; < French képi < Swiss German Käppi (Kapp(e) cap + -i diminutive suffix)

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kepi (ˈkeɪpiː)
 
n , pl kepis
a military cap with a circular top and a horizontal peak
 
[C19: from French képi, from German (Swiss dialect) käppi a little cap, from kappecap]

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kepi
1861, from Fr. képi, from Ger. Swiss käppi, dim. of Ger. Kappe "a cap," from L.L. cappa "hood, cap" (see cap).
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