burnouse

noun
a long hooded cloak woven of wool in one piece; worn by Arabs and Moors
Syn: ↑burnous, ↑burnoose
Hypernyms: ↑cloak

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • burnouse — bur·nouse || bɜː nuːz n. long hooded cloak woven of wool in one piece that is worn by Arabs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • burnous — /bɜˈnus/ (say ber noohs), / ˈnuz/ (say noohz) noun a hooded mantle or cloak, such as that worn by Arabs, etc. Also, burnouse /bɜˈnuz/ (say ber noohz). {French, from Arabic burnus} …   Australian English dictionary

  • burnoose — noun a long hooded cloak woven of wool in one piece; worn by Arabs and Moors • Syn: ↑burnous, ↑burnouse • Hypernyms: ↑cloak …   Useful english dictionary

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