shendyt


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shen·dyt

 (shĕn′dēt′)
n.
A short, pleated, kiltlike garment of ancient Egypt, associated especially with rulers and gods.

[Egyptian šndjt.]
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Almost its only decoration derives from the black diagonal veining of the stone of his kilt-like garment, known as a shendyt.