noun \ˈpän-(ˌ)chō\

: a piece of clothing that is used as a coat and that is made of a single piece of cloth or plastic with a hole in the middle for a person's head to go through

plural ponchos

Full Definition of PONCHO

:  a blanket with a slit in the middle so that it can be slipped over the head and worn as a sleeveless garment
:  a waterproof garment resembling a poncho and having an integral hood

Origin of PONCHO

American Spanish, from Mapuche
First Known Use: 1717


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