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călautĭca (in many MSS. and edd. erroneously călantĭca ), ae, f. of uncer.tain etym.; acc. to Beier, Cic. Clod. et Cur. 5, p. 107, perh. kindr. with καλύπτω, as auris, through the Cretan form αὖς, with οὖς,
I.a covering for the head of women, which fell down over the shoulders (perh. a kind of veil): “calautica est tegmen muliebre, quod capiti innectitur,Non. p. 537, 2 sq.: mitrae, semimitrae, calautica, etc.; cf. Mai and Orell. in h. l. (Orell. Cic. V. 2, p. 336); Cic. Fragm. Clod. et Cur. 5, 3 B. and K.; Dig. 34, 2, 25, § 10; cf. also Arn. 2, p. 59, and Gloss. Philox.; Aus. Per. Odyss. 5: εἶδος ζώνης (Serv. ad Verg. A. 9, 616, erron. considers it as of like signif. with mitra).
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