Capote definition

kə-pōt
A long cloak, usually with a hood.
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(person) (born Truman Streckfus Persons) 1924-84; U.S. writer.
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A long coat or cloak with a hood.
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A coat made from a blanket, worn by 19th century Canadian woodsmen.
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A long, usually hooded cloak or coat.
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A large, usually purple and yellow cape used in maneuvering the bull especially during the initial stage of a bullfight.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
capote
Plural:
capotes

Origin of capote

  • French from Old French capote, capette diminutive of cape cloak from Medieval Latin cāpa cape1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from French capote.

    From Wiktionary