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1. A long, usually hooded cloak or coat.
2. (also kä-pō′tĕ) A large, usually purple and yellow cape used in maneuvering the bull especially during the initial stage of a bullfight.
[French, from Old French capote, capette, diminutive of cape, cloak, from Medieval Latin cāpa; see cape1.]
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capote(kəˈpəʊt; French kapɔt)
(Clothing & Fashion) a long cloak or soldier's coat, usually with a hood
[C19: from French: cloak, from cape; see cape1]
(Biography) Truman. 1924–84, US writer; his novels include Other Voices, Other Rooms (1948) and In Cold Blood (1964), based on an actual multiple murder
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a long cloak with a hood.
[1790–1800, Amer.; < French, derivative of cape cape]
Truman, 1924–84, U.S. novelist and playwright.
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|Noun||1.||capote - a long overcoat with a hood that can be pulled over the head|
|2.||capote - a long cloak with a hood that can be pulled over the head|
cloak - a loose outer garment
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