camise

[kuh-meez, -mees]

Origin of camise

1805–15; < Arabic qamīṣ < Late Latin camīsa, variant of camīsia shirt; see chemise
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British Dictionary definitions for camise

camise

noun
  1. a loose light shirt, smock, or tunic originally worn in the Middle Ages

Word Origin for camise

C19: from Arabic qamīs, from Late Latin camīsia
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