burnoose burnoose


  • (n) a long hooded cloak woven of wool in one piece; worn by Arabs and Moors



  1. Thereupon, his patience unexhausted, he gathered up his burnoose, and with appropriate words, since the mountain would not come to him, he went to the mountain.
  2. Savaris and Spahis wearing the bright colored burnoose curbed their desert steeds upon the cobblestones of Rome.
  3. No more romantic figure emerged from World War I than the shadowy desert raider in flowing white burnoose known as Lawrence of Arabia.
Word of the Day
subordinate subordinate
/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /