wamus

noun wa·mus \ˈwȯməs, ˈwäm-\\ˈwȯrm-\
variants: or

wammus

\ˈwȯməs, ˈwäm-\ or

warmus

\ˈwȯrm-\

Definition of wamus

plural

-es

dialectal

  1. :  a warm work jacket made usually in a belted cardigan style and of sturdy knitted or woven fabric

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Origin and Etymology of wamus

Dutch wambuis, wammes, from Middle Dutch wambeis, from Old French wambeisun, augmentative of wambeis, gambais doublet, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German wamba belly — more at womb


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