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See also: Capote and capoté

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French capote.

NounEdit

capote (plural capotes)

  1. A long coat or cloak with a hood.
  2. (historical) A coat made from a blanket, worn by 19th-century Canadian woodsmen.
    • 1888, Theodore Roosevelt, Frontier Types, The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, October 1888.
      The fourth member of our party round the camp-fire that night was a powerfully built trapper, partly French by blood,who wore a gayly colored capote, or blanket-coat, a greasy fur cap, and moccasins.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Latin caput (head), with the diminutive French suffix -ote.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ka.pɔt/
  • (file)

NounEdit

capote f (plural capotes)

  1. greatcoat
  2. (of a car) soft top
  3. (slang) Ellipsis of capote anglaise (condom)
    • 1994, “Zig Zag de l'aisé”, in Obsolète, performed by MC Solaar:
      Le pape demande de choisir hostie ou capote / Oh Shit ! Moins de fidèles et plus de sex shops
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

capote

  1. first-person singular present indicative of capoter
  2. third-person singular present indicative of capoter
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of capoter
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of capoter
  5. second-person singular imperative of capoter

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

capo- +‎

NounEdit

capote f (invariable)

  1. bonnet (British), hood (US) (of a car)
  2. soft top

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

capote f (plural capotes)

  1. condom

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French capote.

NounEdit

capote m (plural capotes)

  1. cloak
  2. (figuratively) disguise
  3. (slang) condom

VerbEdit

capote

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of capotar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of capotar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of capotar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of capotar

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French capot.

NounEdit

capote m (plural capotes)

  1. cloak
  2. (bullfighting) cape worn by bullfighters