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Pittacium

πιττάκιον).


1.

A slip of parchment or leather used as a label, especially for a wine-jar, to give the date of the vintage, the quality of the wine, etc. (Petron. 34; id. 56).


2.

A piece of linen spread with ointment for a plaster (Celsus, iii. 10).

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