pl. chla′myses or chlam′y·des·
a short mantle clasped at the shoulder, worn by men in ancient Greece
Origin of chlamysClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek chlamys
nounpl. chlam·ys·es or chlam·y·des
A short mantle fastened at the shoulder, worn by men in ancient Greece.
Origin of chlamysLatin, from Greek khlamus.
From Ancient Greek χλαμύς (khlamus).