the ancient name of the small island now called Comino,
between Malta and Gozo. [MELITA; GAULOS.] (See Wesseling, Itiner.
The island is about two miles long from NE. to SW., with a good channel on each side.
It has always been, with Gozo, a dependency of Malta. To the SW. is a small rocky islet called Cominotto,
of which the ancient name is unknown.