Origin: French diminutive of cape, cape
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- A long, usually hooded cloak or coat.
- also A large, usually purple and yellow cape used in maneuvering the bull especially during the initial stage of a bullfight.
Origin: French, from Old French capote, capette, diminutive of cape, cloak, from Medieval Latin cāpa; see cape1.
, Truman 1924-1984.