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Definition: Capuchin nun
, n. [F. capucin a monk who wears a cowl,
fr. It. cappuccio hood. See Capoch
1. (Eccl.) A Franciscan monk of the austere branch
established in 1526 by Matteo di Baschi, distinguished by
wearing the long pointed cowl or capoch of St. Francis.
A bare-footed and long-bearded capuchin. --Sir W.
2. A garment for women, consisting of a cloak and hood,
resembling, or supposed to resemble, that of capuchin
(a) A long-tailed South American monkey (Cabus capucinus
), having the forehead naked and wrinkled,
with the hair on the crown reflexed and resembling a
monk's cowl, the rest being of a grayish white; --
called also capucine monkey
, and sai
(b) Other species of Cabus
, as Cabus fatuellus
or horned capucine
.), Cabus albifrons
), and Cabus apella
(c) A variety of the domestic pigeon having a hoodlike
tuft of feathers on the head and sides of the neck.
, one of an austere order of Franciscan nuns
which came under Capuchin rule in 1538. The order had
recently been founded by Maria Longa.