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ὀθόν-η , ,
A.fine linen, in Hom. always pl., fine linen cloths, Od.7.107 ; of a woman's dress, “ἀργεννῇσι καλυψαμένη ὀθόνῃσινIl.3.141, cf. 18.595 ; “ὀθόναις ἐσταλμένοςLuc.DMort.3.2 : sg., a cloth, Act.Ap.10.11, 11.5, Gal.11.134, 6.795.
2. later, sails,πνεύσεται εἰς ὀθόναςAP12.53.8 (Mel.), cf. 10.5 (Thyill.) : sg., sail-cloth, sail, Luc.JTr.46, VH2.37.
3. in pl., of the membranes that enclose the pupil of the eye, Emp.84.8.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (5):
    • Homer, Iliad, 18.595
    • Homer, Iliad, 3.141
    • Homer, Odyssey, 7.107
    • Lucian, Juppiter trageodeus, 46
    • Lucian, Dialogi mortuorum, 3.2
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