1 a hooded cloak for women
2 monkey of Central America and South America having a cowl of thick hair on the head [syn: ringtail, Cebus capucinus]
Nouncapuchin (plural capuchins)
Capuchin can refer to:
- Order of Friars Minor Capuchin, an order of Roman Catholic friars.
- Capuchin monkey, primates of the genus Cebus considered among the most intelligent of the New World monkeys (those native to the Americas), named after the friars.
- Capuchin Crypt, a room located beneath the church of Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini in Rome, Italy.