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cymar

/ (sɪˈmɑː) /
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noun

a woman's short fur-trimmed jacket, popular in the 17th and 18th centuries

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Word Origin for cymar

C17: variant of simar, from French simarre, perhaps ultimately from Basque zamar sheepskin
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Example sentences from the Web for cymar

  • To read khimr, cymar (scarf), would serve, as a scarf is part of some Hind costumes.

    The Bbur-nma in English|Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • His embroidered cymar, or robe, falls about him in rich folds as he clasps his arms about the tiny swaddled figure.

    Rembrandt|Estelle M. Hurll
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