Definitions of chlamys
  1. noun
    a short mantle or cape fastened at the shoulder; worn by men in ancient Greece
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    type of:
    cape, mantle
    a sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter
  2. noun
    collective term for the outer parts of a flower consisting of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and pistils
    synonyms: floral envelope, perianth, perigone, perigonium
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    the petals or sepals of a flower that bend downward (especially the outer perianth of an iris)
    type of:
    cover, covering, natural covering
    a natural object that covers or envelops
    plant organ
    a functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus
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