Kepi meaning

kāpē, kĕpē
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A French military cap with a flat circular top and a visor.
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A cap with a flat, round top and stiff visor, worn by French soldiers.
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A cap with a flat circular top and a visor, particularly associated with French uniforms.
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Origin of kepi

  • French képi from German dialectal Käppi 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

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

  • From French képi, from Swiss German Käppi, diminutive of Kappe, from Middle High German kappe, from Old High German kappa, from Latin cappa. Akin to English cap.

    From Wiktionary