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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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