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 ‎(khlamúsf ‎(genitive χλᾰμῠ́δος); third declension khlamys chlamys xlamus chlamus khlamus may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek χλᾰμῠ́ς.

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “χλαῖνα [f.]”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume II, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 1635-1636