Related to capuche: hooded
A hood on a cloak, especially the long pointed cowl worn by a Capuchin monk.
[Italian cappuccio, from cappa, hood, from Late Latin, cloak.]
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(Clothing & Fashion) a large hood or cowl, esp that worn by Capuchin friars. Also called: capuccio
[C17: from French, from Italian cappuccio hood, from Late Latin cappa cloak]
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a hood or cowl, esp. the long, pointed cowl of the Capuchins.
[1590–1600; < Middle French < Italian cappuccio=capp(a) cloak (see cap1) + -uccio augmentative suffix]
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