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capuchin

cap·u·chin

capuchin

 
pronunciation:
kaep y chihn [or] kaep y shihn
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a Central or South American monkey with a nearly bare face and a crown of hair that resembles a monk's hood.
definition 2: (cap.) a Roman Catholic monk belonging to a branch of the Franciscan order whose members observe strict vows of poverty and austerity.
definition 3: a hooded cloak, formerly worn by women.
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