a long cloak, usually with a hood
Origin of capoteFr, diminutive of cape, cape
(born Truman Streckfus Persons) 1924-84; U.S. writer
- A long, usually hooded cloak or coat.
- A large, usually purple and yellow cape used in maneuvering the bull especially during the initial stage of a bullfight.
Origin of capoteFrench from Old French capote, capette diminutive of cape cloak from Medieval Latin cāpa ; see cape 1.