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fiscella , ae, f. (also fiscellus , i, m., Col. 12, 38, 6, v. fiscellus), dim. fiscina,
I.a small basket for fruit, cheese-forms, etc., woven of slender twigs, rushes, etc. (syn.: “fscina, qualus, canistrum, calathus, sporta, corbis),Tib. 2, 3, 15; Verg. E. 10, 71; Ov. F. 4, 743; Col. 12, 18, 2; Varr. R. R. 2, 2, 14.— As a muzzle for cattle, Cato, R. R. 54, 5; Plin. 18, 19, 49, § 177.—As a form for cheese: fiscella = forma, ubi casei exprimuntur, Gloss. Isid.
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