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chlamys

[kley-mis, klam-is] /ˈkleɪ mɪs, ˈklæm ɪs/
noun, plural chlamyses
[kley-mi-siz, klam-i-] /ˈkleɪ mɪ sɪz, ˈklæm ɪ-/ (Show IPA),
chlamydes
[klam-i-deez] /ˈklæm ɪˌdiz/ (Show IPA)
1.
a short, fine woolen mantle worn by men in ancient Greece.
Origin
1740-1750
1740-50; < Latin < Greek chlamýs
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