Etymology
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kepi (n.)

soldier's peaked cap, 1861, from French képi (19c.), from German Swiss käppi, diminutive of German Kappe "a cap," from Late Latin cappa "hood, cap" (see cap (n.)). The usual style of uniform cap in the American Civil War.

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Definitions of kepi

kepi (n.)
a cap with a flat circular top and a visor;
Synonyms: peaked cap / service cap / yachting cap
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