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bur·nousalso bur·noose (bər-no͞os′)
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) ,
(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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