chlamys

[ kley-mis, klam-is ]
/ ˈkleɪ mɪs, ˈklæm ɪs /

noun, plural chla·mys·es [kley-mi-siz, klam-i-], /ˈkleɪ mɪ sɪz, ˈklæm ɪ-/, chlam·y·des [klam-i-deez]. /ˈklæm ɪˌdiz/.

a short, fine woolen mantle worn by men in ancient Greece.

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Origin of chlamys

1740–50; <Latin <Greek chlamýs
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