χλαμύς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Pre-Greek *χλᾰν- (*khlan-), whence also χλᾰνῐ́ς (khlanís, upper-garment of wool), χλαῖνᾰ (khlaîna, upper-garment, cloak, wrapper).[1]

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Noun[edit]

χλᾰμῠ́ς (khlamús) (genitive χλᾰμῠ́δος); f, third declension

  1. cloak, robe, mantle (especially a military or royal cloak)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “χλαῖνα [f.]” in Robert S. P. Beekes (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, volume 2, pages 1635-1636