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postŏmis , ĭdis, f. perh. from πρόστομος,
I.a barnacle, twitch, an instrument fixed upon the nostrils of unruly horses; hence, transf., a drinking-cup, from its being always at a tippler's nose (anteclass.), Lucil. ap. Non. 22, 27 (al. prostomides): postomis, ἐπιστομίς, Gloss. Lat. Gr.
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