meaning of burnous

burnous meaning in General Dictionary

a lengthy hooded cloak woven of wool in one piece; donned by Arabs and Moors

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  • A cloaklike garment and bonnet woven without trouble, donned by Arabs.
  • a mix cloak and bonnet donned by ladies.

burnous meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A cloaklike garment and hood woven without trouble, worn by Arabs.

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  • (letter.) A mixture cloak and bonnet worn by ladies.

Sentence Examples with the word burnous

Jerba has a considerable reputation for the manufacture of the woollen tissues interwoven with silk which are known as burnous stuffs; a market for the sale of sponges is held from November till March; and there is a considerable export trade in olives,.

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