HyperDic: chlamys

English > 2 senses of the word chlamys:
NOUNplantchlamys, perianth, floral envelope, perigone, perigoniumcollective term for the outer parts of a flower consisting of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and pistils
artifactchlamysa short mantle or cape fastened at the shoulder
English > chlamys: 2 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningCollective term for the outer parts of a flower consisting of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and pistils.
Synonymsperianth, floral envelope, perigone, perigonium
Part offlower, bloom, blossomreproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
Partscalyx(botany) the whorl of sepals of a flower collectively forming the outer floral envelope or layer of the perianth enclosing and supporting the developing bud
corolla(botany) the whorl of petals of a flower that collectively form an inner floral envelope or layer of the perianth
NarrowerfallsThe petals or sepals of a flower that bend downward (especially the outer perianth of an iris)
Broadercovering, natural covering, coverA natural object that covers or envelops
plant organA functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus
Spanishperiantio, perianto, perigonio
Catalanperiantio, periant, perigonio
Adjectiveschlamydeoushaving a floral envelope or perianth consisting of a calyx and/or corolla
English > chlamys: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA short mantle or cape fastened at the shoulder; worn by men in ancient Greece.
Broadercape, mantleA sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter
Spanishclámide
Catalanclàmide

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