capote


ca·pote

noun \kə-ˈpōt\

Definition of CAPOTE

:  a usually long and hooded cloak or overcoat

Examples of CAPOTE

  1. <the traveler wore a long hooded capote as he walked over the moors>

Origin of CAPOTE

French, from cape cloak, from Late Latin cappa
First Known Use: 1799

Ca·pote

biographical name \kə-ˈpō-tē\

Definition of CAPOTE

Truman 1924–1984 Am. writer

Rhymes with CAPOTE

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