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EtymologyEdit

From Old French samit, from Medieval Latin samitum, examitum, from Byzantine Greek ἑξάμιτον (hexámiton), from ἕξ (héx, six) + μίτος (mítos, thread).

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samite (countable and uncountable, plural samites)

  1. A material of rich silk, sometimes with gold threads, especially prized during the Middle Ages.

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