himation

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A woman wearing a chiton (left), and two women with a himation over a chiton (right).

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From Ancient Greek ἱμάτιον (himátion), diminutive of ἷμα (hîma), a variant form of εἷμα (heîma, garment).

Noun[edit]

himation (plural himatia or himations)

  1. A rectangular cloak of linen or wool, worn in Ancient Greece, usually over a chiton.

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himation

  1. himation

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