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Definition: Capuchin nun
Capuchin \Cap`u*chin"\, 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, weeper, sajou,
sapajou, and sai.
(b) Other species of Cabus, as Cabus fatuellus (the
brown capucine or horned capucine.), Cabus albifrons
(the cararara), and Cabus apella.
(c) A variety of the domestic pigeon having a hoodlike
tuft of feathers on the head and sides of the neck.
Capuchin nun, one of an austere order of Franciscan nuns
which came under Capuchin rule in 1538. The order had
recently been founded by Maria Longa.