adjective see burnoose

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  • burnoose — burnoosed, burnoused, adj. /beuhr noohs , berr noohs/, n. 1. a hooded mantle or cloak, as that worn by Arabs. 2. a similar garment worn by women at various periods in Europe and the United States. Also, burnous. [1685 95; < F burnous < dial. Ar… …   Universalium

  • burnoose — or burnous noun Etymology: French burnous, from Arabic burnus Date: 1695 a one piece hooded cloak worn by Arabs and Berbers • burnoosed adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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