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ōmentum , i, n.,
I.the fat-skin, adipose membrane; fat, esp. in men (post-Aug.).
I. Lit.
A. In gen.: “ast illi tremat omento popa venter,Pers. 6, 74.—
B. In partic.
1. The membrane which encloses the bowels, the caul, Cels. 4, 1; Plin. 11, 37, 80, § 204.—
2. The bowels, Pers. 2, 47: “porci,Juv. 13. 116.
II. Transf., any skin which envelops an internal part of the body, a membrane, Macr. S. 7, 9; of the meninges, id. ib. 7, 9.
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