noun bur·noose \(ˌ)bər-ˈnüs\

Definition of BURNOOSE

:  a one-piece hooded cloak worn by Arabs and Berbers
bur·noosed \-ˈnüst\ adjective

Variants of BURNOOSE

bur·noose or bur·nous \(ˌ)bər-ˈnüs\

Origin of BURNOOSE

French burnous, from Arabic burnus
First Known Use: 1695


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