almuce

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈælmjuːs/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(almyo̅o̅s)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
al•muce  (almyo̅o̅s),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Clothinga furred hood or hooded cape with long ends hanging down in front, formerly worn by the clergy.
Also,  amice. 
  • Middle French almuce, aumuce. See amice2

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
almuce /ˈælmjuːs/ n
  1. a fur-lined hood or cape formerly worn by members of certain religious orders, more recently by canons of France
Etymology: 15th Century: from Old French aumusse, from Medieval Latin almucia, of unknown origin
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