Capuche definition

kə-po͝och, -po͝osh
A hood on a cloak, especially the long pointed cowl worn by a Capuchin monk.
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A long, pointed hood, as that worn by the Capuchins.
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A long, pointed hood, as that worn by the Augustinians, Capuchins or Franciscans.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
capuche
Plural:
capuches

Origin of capuche

  • Italian cappuccio from cappa hood from Late Latin cloak

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

  • From French capuche.

    From Wiktionary