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burnoose

noun bur·noose \(ˌ)bər-ˈnüs\

Definition of burnoose

  1. :  a one-piece hooded cloak worn by Arabs and Berbers

burnoosed

play \-ˈnüst\ adjective


Variants of burnoose

or

burnous

play \(ˌ)bər-ˈnüs\

Origin and Etymology of burnoose

French burnous, from Arabic burnus


First Known Use: 1695


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