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ke·pi

 (kā′pē, kĕp′ē)
n. pl. ke·pis
A French military cap with a flat circular top and a visor.

[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.]

kepi

(ˈkeɪpiː)
n, pl kepis
(Clothing & Fashion) a military cap with a circular top and a horizontal peak
[C19: from French képi, from German (Swiss dialect) käppi a little cap, from kappe cap]

kep•i

(ˈkeɪ pi, ˈkɛp i)

n., pl. kep•is.
a French military cap with a circular, flat-topped crown and a nearly horizontal visor.
[1860–65; < French képi < SwissG Käppi (Kapp(e) cap1 + -i diminutive suffix)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kepi - a cap with a flat circular top and a visorkepi - a cap with a flat circular top and a visor
eyeshade, visor, vizor, peak, bill - a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes; "he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead"
cap - a tight-fitting headdress
Translations
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chepìcheppìkepi
kepi

kepi

[ˈkeɪpɪ] Nquepis m inv

kepi

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