Burnous



a hooded mantle or cloak, as that worn by Arabs.
a similar garment worn by women at various periods in Europe and the United States.
Historical Examples

Lord Kilgobbin Charles Lever
In the Land of Mosques & Minarets Francis Miltoun
Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. II of II) Charles Bucke
The Garden Of Allah Robert Hichens
Hi Jolly! James Arthur Kjelgaard
The Pirate City R.M. Ballantyne
Halima And The Scorpions Robert Hichens
The Green Book Mr Jkai
The Message Louis Tracy
The Garden Of Allah Robert Hichens

noun
a long circular cloak with a hood attached, worn esp by Arabs

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