an oblong white linen cloth worn about the neck and shoulders by a priest at Mass
Origin of amiceMiddle English ; from Old French amit ; from Classical Latin amictus, a cloak; confused with Old French aumuce ; from Medieval Latin almutia, cowl or hood
a fur-lined hood or hooded cape, formerly worn by the clergy
A liturgical vestment consisting of an oblong piece of white linen worn around the neck and shoulders and partly under the alb.
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.