noun, plural cyclades /ˈsɪkləˌdiz/ [sik-luh-deez] Show IPA .
a tunic or surcoat, longer in back than in front, worn over armor in the Middle Ages.
a similar, full-length garment worn by women.
a round robe with an elaborately ornamented border, worn by women in ancient Rome.
< Medieval Latin, Latin
< Greek kyklás,
noun use of kyklás
encircling, akin to kýklos cycle