Definitions for ponchoˈpɒn tʃoʊ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a blanketlike cloak with an opening in the center to admit the head, orig. worn in South America.
a waterproof garment styled like this, worn as a raincoat.
Origin of poncho:
1710–20; < AmerSp < Araucanian
a blanket-like cloak with a hole in the center for the head
A simple garment, made from a rectangle of cloth, with a slit in the middle for the head.
A similar waterproof garment, with a hood.
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
a trade name for camlets, or stout worsteds
A poncho, punchu in Quechua is an outer garment designed to keep the body warm or, if made from a watertight material, to keep dry during rain. Ponchos have been used by the Native American peoples of the Andes since pre-Hispanic times and are now considered typical South American garments.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a kind of cloak or shawl, of woollen or alpaca cloth, oblong in shape, with a slit in the centre, through which the wearer passes his head, allowing the folds to cover his shoulders and arms to the elbows, and to fall down before and behind; worn by the native men in Chili and Argentina. Ponchos of waterproof are used by the United States cavalry.
Translations for poncho
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a garment made of, or like, a blanket, with a hole for the head.
- مِعْطَف واقٍ من المَطَرArabic
- ponchoPortuguese (BR)
- der PonchoGerman
- एक प्रकार की घडी़Hindi
- pončo, pelerina s otvorom za glavuCroatian
- ponsjó, axla-/herðaskjólIcelandic
- poncho, poncioItalian
- 飾披巾(南美人所穿的形似氈子中間開有領口)，南美人穿的一種斗篷(中央開縫以伸出頭部的一塊長布)Chinese (Trad.)
- áo pon-sôVietnamese
- 饰披巾（南美人所穿的形似毡子中间开有领口），南美人穿的一种斗篷（中央开缝以伸出头部的一块长布）Chinese (Simp.)
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