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Cylindrus

κύλινδρος).


1.

A roller for levelling the ground in agricultural and other operations

Cylindrus or Roller. (Rich.)

( Georg. i. 178; Vitruv. x. 6). Unlike those of modern times, it did not revolve but was simply dragged upon the ground.


2.

Aprecious stone cut or ground in a cylindrical form (Juv.ii. 61).

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