Origin of dimityMiddle English demit ; from Medieval Latin dimitum ; from Medieval Greek dimitos, double-threaded ; from dis-, two + mitos, a thread: compare twill
Origin of dimityMiddle English demyt, from Medieval Latin dimitum, from Greek dimiton, from neuter of dimitos, double-threaded : di-, two; see di–1 + mitos, thread.
- (dated in general use, now textiles) A light strong fabric with woven stripes or squares. [From 15th c.]
From Medieval Latin dimitum, from Byzantine Greek δίμιτον (dimiton), from Ancient Greek δίμιτος (dimitos, “of double thread”).
- A female given name
- A surname.