bornous
Burnoose Bur"noose, Burnous Bur"nous, n. [Ar. burnus a kind of high-crowned cap: cf. F. bournous, burnous, Sp. al-bornoz, a sort of upper garment, with a hood attached.] 1. A cloaklike garment and hood woven in one piece, worn by Arabs. [1913 Webster]

2. A combination cloak and hood worn by women. [Variously written {bournous}, {bernouse}, {bornous}, etc.] [1913 Webster]


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