amice definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English ; from Old French amit ; from Classical Latin amictus, a cloak; confused with Old French aumuce ; from Midieval Latin almutia, cowl or hood
amice definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Middle English, probably from Old French amis, pl. of amit, from Latin amictus, mantle, from past participle of amicīre, to wrap around : am-, ambi-, around; see ambi- + iacere, to throw; see yē- in Indo-European roots.