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poncho

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noun pon·cho \ˈpän-(ˌ)chō\

Simple Definition of poncho

  • : 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

Full Definition of poncho

plural ponchos

  1. 1 :  a blanket with a slit in the middle so that it can be slipped over the head and worn as a sleeveless garment

  2. 2 :  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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