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lanx , lancis, f. cf. λέκος, λεκάνη,
I.a plate, platter, charger, dish (class.; cf.: patina, patella, magis, scutula).
B. Trop.: vitam aequa lance pensitare, to weigh or consider impartially, Plin. 7, 7, 5, § 44: “aequa lance examinare,Ambros. Ep. 41, 22: “paripendere lance cunctos,Arn. 6, 2: “aequa lance servari,” i. e. in like manner, Dig. 42, 1, 20.
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