kepi

noun
ke·​pi | \ˈkā-pē, ˈke-\
variants: or less commonly képi \ˈkā-​pē \

Definition of kepi 

: a military cap with a round flat top usually sloping toward the front and a visor

First Known Use of kepi

1861, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for kepi

French képi, from German dialect (Switzerland) käppi cap

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