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poncho definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: a blanket-like cloak with a hole in the center for the head

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural ponchos) Etymology: American Spanish, from Mapuche Date: 1717 1. a blanket with a slit in the middle so that it can be slipped over the head and worn as a sleeveless garment 2. a waterproof garment resembling a poncho and having an integral hood

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. -os) 1 a S. American cloak made of a blanket-like piece of cloth with a slit in the middle for the head. 2 a garment in this style. Etymology: S.Amer. Sp., f. Araucanian

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Poncho Pon"cho, n.; pl. Ponchos. [Sp.] 1. A kind of cloak worn by the Spanish Americans, having the form of a blanket, with a slit in the middle for the head to pass through. A kind of poncho made of rubber or painted cloth is used by the mounted troops in the United States service. 2. A trade name for camlets, or stout worsteds.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(ponchos) A poncho is a piece of clothing that consists of a long piece of material, usually wool, with a hole cut in the middle through which you put your head. Some ponchos have a hood. N-COUNT


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