chlamys

noun
chla·​mys | \ ˈkla-məs , ˈklā- \
plural chlamyses or chlamydes\ ˈkla-​mə-​ˌdēz , ˈklā-​ \

Definition of chlamys

: a short oblong mantle worn by young men of ancient Greece

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First Known Use of chlamys

1699, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chlamys

Latin chlamyd-, chlamys, from Greek

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