a cap with a flat, round top and stiff visor, worn by French soldiers
Origin of kepiFrench képi ; from German dialect, dialectal käppi, diminutive of kappe, a cap ; from Old High German kappa ; from Late Latin cappa: see cap
A French military cap with a flat circular top and a visor.
Origin of kepiFrench képi, from German dialectal K&adie;ppi, diminutive of German Kappe, cap, from Middle High German kappe, cloak, cap, from Old High German kappa, cloak, probably from Late Latin cappa, head covering.
- A cap with a flat circular top and a visor, particularly associated with French uniforms.
OriginSee also: képi