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ὑμήν , ένος, ,
A.thin skin, membrane, caul, of those which enclose the brain and heart, Arist.HA494b29, 519b4, al.; the foetus, ib. 586a20, Sor.1.57, Porph.Gaur.10.3; the bowels, Arist.PA673b4; the eye, Sor.1.103, Gal.UP10.7,9; . περικάρδιος the pericardium,. περιτόναιοςthe peritoneum, Poll.2.217, 224; . ὑγρός the large dorsal sinew of cartilaginous fish, Ael.NA14.26; the membrana nictitans of birds, Arist.PA657a30; the wing of insects, ib.682b18.
2. capsule or seed-vessel of plants, Thphr.HP1.11.2, Gp.5.2.11; ἔξωθεν ., opp. ἔνδοθεν σάρξ, of a date, Sor.2.13.
3. thin plate of metal, Ph.1.503, Ath.6.230d.
4. parchment, Aristeas 176, J.AJ12.2.11 (pl.).
5. in Eub 67.5 Pors. restored ὕφεσιν for “ὑμέσιν. [υ^A.R.4.1648.]
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (3):
    • Flavius Josephus, Jewish Antiquities, 12.2.11
    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 4.1648
    • Aelian, De Natura Animalium, 14.26
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