burnoose vs burnous what difference

what is difference between burnoose and burnous

English

Alternative forms

  • bernouse, bornous, bournous, burnous, burnouse

Etymology

From French burnous, from Arabic بُرْنُس(burnus).

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /bɝˈnus/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /bɜːˈnuːs/

Noun

burnoose (plural burnooses)

  1. A thick hooded cloak worn by Berbers and Arabs in Northwest Africa.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Osbourne


English

Noun

burnous (plural burnouses)

  1. Alternative spelling of burnoose

Noun

burnous

  1. plural of burnou

French

Etymology

From Arabic بُرْنُس(burnus)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /byʁ.nu/, /byʁ.nus/

Noun

burnous m (plural burnous)

  1. burnoose

Further reading

  • “burnous” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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