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English noun: chlamys

1. chlamys (plant) collective term for the outer parts of a flower consisting of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and pistils


Synonymsfloral envelope, perianth, perigone, perigonium


Broader (hypernym)cover, covering, natural covering, plant organ


Narrower (hyponym)falls


Part holonymcalyx, corolla


Part meronymbloom, blossom, flower

2. chlamys (artifact) a short mantle or cape fastened at the shoulder; worn by men in ancient Greece


Broader (hypernym)cape, mantle









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