chimere

noun
chi·​mere | \ shə-ˈmir How to pronounce chimere (audio) , chə- \

Definition of chimere

: a loose sleeveless robe worn by Anglican bishops over the rochet

First Known Use of chimere

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chimere

Middle English chimmer, chemeyr

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“Chimere.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chimere. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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