ca·​pa | \ ˈkäpə \
plural -s

Definition of capa

1a : a circular mantle or cloak
b : a bullfighter's cape
2 [American Spanish, from Spanish, cloak] : a fine grade of Cuban tobacco used largely for wrappers

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History and Etymology for capa

Spanish, from Late Latin cappa hooded cloak (head covering)

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“Capa.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 9 December 2019.

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