Origin of amiceMiddle English from Old French amit from Classical Latin amictus, a scarf, cloak, thing thrown around the body from past participle of amicire, to clothe from am(bi)-, around + -icire from jacere, to throw (see jet); confused with Old French aumusse: see amice
Origin of amicealtered (after amice) from Old French aumusse from Medieval Latin almucia from Arabic al, the + musta?a, fur cloak with long sleeves from Pehlevi mustak, fur coat
Origin of amiceMiddle 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.