cyclas

noun
cyc·​las | \ ˈsikləs \
plural cyclades\ -​ləˌdēz \

Definition of cyclas

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a sleeveless tunic shorter in front than behind and worn especially in the 14th century by knights over their armor
2 : a full-length garment similar to a cyclas but worn by women

Cyclas

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Definition of Cyclas (Entry 2 of 2)

taxonomic synonym of sphaerium

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History and Etymology for cyclas

Noun

Medieval Latin, from Latin, woman's robe with a border around it, from Greek kyklas, from kyklas, adjective, encircling, from kyklos circle, wheel

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“Cyclas.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyclas. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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