Definition of himation
: a rectangular cloth draped over the left shoulder and about the body and worn as a garment in ancient Greece
Origin of himation
Greek, diminutive of heimat-, heima garment; akin to Greek hennynai to clothe — more at wear
First Known Use: 1850
Rhymes with himation
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