noun, plural birri [bir-ahy] .
a hooded cloak of coarse wool, a common article of apparel in the later Roman Empire.
Also, byrrus.

< Late Latin, perhaps < Celtic *birros short (> Welsh byrr, MIr berr); for sense cf. shirt Unabridged
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