and Recĭnus. A covering for the head worn by the Roman
women; probably a sort of mantle with a hood or cowl attached to it. It was worn by
mime-players ( Fest. s. v. Rica), by women before funerals, and by camilli at sacrifices.
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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