wammus\ˈwȯməs, ˈwäm-\ or
Definition of wamus
: 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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