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 (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.]
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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]
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(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)]
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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
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[ˈkeɪpɪ] Nquepis m inv
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nKäppi nt
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We want to know the fate of my brother, Kepi Deal, who was on board the plane," Rifan Wea, one of about 100 relatives at the airport, told AFP.
Kepi sur la tete, ceinture noire et costume deux pieces beige fonce, ils bricolent une mobylette.
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The kepi (military hat) is made in navy blue wool and the guns crossed on the top are embroidered in gold rayon thread.