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bournous


bournous


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bournous  \Bour*nous"\,  n. 
  See  {Burnoose}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  2.  A  combination  cloak  and  hood  worn  by  women.  [Variously 
  written  {bournous},  {bernouse},  {bornous},  etc.]