burnous

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bur·nous

also bur·noose  (bər-no͞os′)
n.
A hooded cloak worn especially by Arabs and Berbers.

[French burnous, from Arabic burnus, from Greek birros, hooded cloak, from Late Latin birrus.]
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burnous

(bɜːˈnuːs; -ˈnuːz) ,

burnouse

or

burnoose

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a long circular cloak with a hood attached, worn esp by Arabs
[C17: via French burnous from Arabic burnus, from Greek birros cloak]
burˈnoused, burˈnoosed adj
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.burnous - a long hooded cloak woven of wool in one pieceburnous - a long hooded cloak woven of wool in one piece; worn by Arabs and Moors
cloak - a loose outer garment
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A horseman, white burnoosed, rode out through the gateway of the village.
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