noun (1)
ca·​pot | \ kəˈpät, -ˈpō \
plural -s

Definition of capot

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the winning of all the tricks in piquet and other games


noun (2)
ca·​pot | \ kəˈpō \
plural -s

Definition of capot (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : capote
2 : an old large worthless bud or fruit of the caper

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History and Etymology for capot

Noun (1)

French, adjective, not having made a trick at piquet, from capot hooded cloak

Noun (2)

French, hooded cloak, from Middle French cape cloak, from Late Latin cappa head covering, cloak

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“Capot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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