capote

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noun ca·pote \ kə-ˈpōt \

Definition of capote

:a usually long and hooded cloak or overcoat

Examples of capote in a Sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of capote

French, from cape cloak, from Late Latin cappa


Capote

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biographical name Ca·pote \ kə-ˈpō-tē \

Definition of Capote

Truman 1924–1984 American writer

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