amice

1
[ am-is ]
/ ˈæm ɪs /

noun Ecclesiastical.

an oblong vestment, usually of white linen, worn about the neck and shoulders and partly under the alb.

Nearby words

  1. amic,
  2. amicability,
  3. amicable,
  4. amicable number,
  5. amicably,
  6. amicheme,
  7. amici prism,
  8. amicrobic,
  9. amicus,
  10. amicus curiae

Origin of amice

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1200–50; Middle English amice(s) < Old French amis, amys, plural of amit < Latin amictus mantle, cloak, equivalent to amic-, base of amicīre to wrap around (am- ambi- + -ic-, combining stem of iacere to throw) + -tus noun suffix of verbal action (hence, orig. the act of wrapping around)

amice

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[ am-is ]
/ ˈæm ɪs /

noun

Origin of amice

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late Middle English amisse < Middle French aumusse, aumuce < Spanish almucio < Latin almucia, almucium

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British Dictionary definitions for amice

amice

1
/ (ˈæmɪs) /

noun

Christianity a rectangular piece of white linen worn by priests around the neck and shoulders under the alb or, formerly, on the head

Word Origin for amice

C15: from Old French amis, plural of amit, or from Medieval Latin amicia, both from Latin amictus cloak, from amicīre to clothe, from am- ambi- + iacere to throw

noun

another word for almuce

AMICE

abbreviation for

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