a long, pointed hood, as that worn by the Capuchins
Origin of capucheFrench ; from Italian cappuccio, cowl ; from Medieval Latin caputium ; from Late Latin cappa, cape
A hood on a cloak, especially the long pointed cowl worn by a Capuchin monk.
Origin of capucheItalian cappuccio, from cappa, hood, from Late Latin, cloak.
From French capuche.