himation

noun
hi·mat·i·on | \hi-ˈma-tē-ˌän, -ən\

Definition of himation 

: a rectangular cloth draped over the left shoulder and about the body and worn as a garment in ancient Greece

First Known Use of himation

1850, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for himation

Greek, diminutive of heimat-, heima garment; akin to Greek hennynai to clothe — more at wear

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