camise

noun
ca·​mise | \ kə-ˈmēz How to pronounce camise (audio) , -ˈmēs How to pronounce camise (audio) \

Definition of camise

: a light loose long-sleeved shirt, gown, or tunic

First Known Use of camise

1812, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for camise

Arabic qamīṣ, ultimately from Late Latin camīsia "shirt" — more at chemise

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Cite this Entry

“Camise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/camise. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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