capuche

noun
ca·​puche | \ kə-ˈpüch How to pronounce capuche (audio) , -ˈpüsh How to pronounce capuche (audio) \

Definition of capuche

: hood especially : the cowl of a Capuchin friar

First Known Use of capuche

circa 1600, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for capuche

Middle French, from Italian cappuccio, from cappa cloak, from Late Latin

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