Bournous
Bournous Bour*nous", n. See {Burnoose}. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • bournous — obs. form of burnous …   Useful english dictionary

  • bournous — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bournous — (bour noû) s. m. Manteau de laine blanc et à capuchon, porté par les Bédouins. On dit actuellement de préférence burnous. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Arabe, bornos, manteau à capuche ; espagn. albornoz (avec l article arabe al) …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • burnous — [ byrnu(s) ] n. m. • 1735; barnusse 1556, puis var. diverses; ar. bournous ♦ Grand manteau de laine à capuchon et sans manches (en usage dans les pays du Maghreb). Fam. Faire suer le burnous. ● burnous nom masculin (arabe burnūs, du grec birros,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • bernouse — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Burnous — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • бурнус — плащ с капюшоном (Чехов и др.) – широко распространенное слово, которое попало в Россию, вероятно, из франц. bournous – то же; заимств. из араб. burnus широкий плащ . Но не исключен и вост. источник заимствования – через тур. burnus, burnuz… …   Этимологический словарь русского языка Макса Фасмера

  • Burnous — A burnous (also spelled burnoose, or bournous; from the Berber and Maghribi Arab. burnus ) is a long cloak of coarse woollen fabric with a hood, usually white in color, worn by Berbers and the Arabs throughout North Africa.It became a distinctive …   Wikipedia

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